Amalgamated Transit Union expresses solidarity with Chilean workers, condemns brutal repression

ATU International President John A. Costa released the following statement in support of Chilean workers on strike.

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Transdev Workers at WMATA’s Privatized Cinder Bed Bus Garage Go On Strike

Strike Starts Oct. 24 at 3:30am, Cinder Bed Bus Garage, 7901 Cinder Bed Rd, Lorton, VA

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ATU: Liberal minority will give workers and public transit an opportunity in Canada

“A special shout out to New Democratic Party’s Matthew Green on his victory. New Member of Parliament Green is a friend of the ATU, a strong advocate for public transit, and a champion of working people."

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ATU Mourns the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings

“A dignified leader and an honorable man, it is impossible to overestimate how much good Congressman Cummings did for our nation throughout his long and distinguished congressional career. This is a tragic loss for our country, and he will be missed.”

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ATU: Happy Thanksgiving Canada & Make Your Voice Heard at the Polls

Amalgamated Transit Union International President John Costa issued the following statement to mark Thanksgiving in Canada.

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Support UAW Members on Strike at General Motors

At the ATU we always stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in the labor movement in their fights. This is a big fight not only for UAW, but for all of organized labor and all working people and their families.

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At Convention, ATU Offers Vision for 21st Century Transit and a Just Economy

Delegates elect International President John Costa, back Medicare for All, address automation, and vow to fight transit privatization

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ATU Pulls Into Las Vegas for 59th ATU International Convention

Under the theme “Together We Fight,” more than 1,400 delegates and guests gather to discuss key public transit and worker issues

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ATU applauds passage of California bill protecting gig workers

Amalgamated Transit Union International President John Costa issued the following statement in reaction to California Governor Gavin Newsom signing AB5 into law.

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ATU stands in solidarity with General Motors workers on strike

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President John Costa issued the following statement in support of UAW members on strike at General Motors.

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Never Forget - September 11, 2001

ATU International President John Costa released the following statement to mark the anniversary of September 11, 2001.

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Labor Day – a time to tell our story

ATU International President John Costa released the following statement to mark Labor/Labour Day in the United States and Canada.

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VTA Bus Drivers Overwhelmingly Ratify First Contract

Drivers get first collective bargaining agreement ever with critical wage gains, job protections, and other improvements

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Striking VTA Bus Drivers, TCI Reach Tentative Agreement

On the 28th day of their historic labor strike and after two days of marathon bargaining sessions, Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) bus drivers have reached a tentative agreement with their employer, Transit Connection, Inc. (TCI).

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ATU on the passing of 32BJ SEIU President Hector Figueroa

John A. Costa, president of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) released the following statement in reaction to the death of Hector Figueroa, president of 32BJ Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

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