As COVID-19 Delta variant spreads, the ATU calls on transit agencies to enhance safety precautions for workers and riders

“The industry knows what needs to be done to protect transit workers and passengers, and it has the resources necessary to get it done,” the letter concluded.

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The ATU mourns the passing of labor leader Richard Trumka

Silver Spring, MD – Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President John Costa released the following statement regarding the passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.

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The ATU Applauds Senate Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill with Robust Transit Funding and Groundbreaking Safety Measures for Transit Workers

“The bipartisan infrastructure deal between the Senate and the White House is welcomed and is a considerable step forward in meeting our nation’s transit and infrastructure needs," said ATU International President John Costa in a statement.

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The ATU to Bipartisan Infrastructure Senate “Gang”: Transit is Non-Partisan & Essential, Please Keep High Levels of Transit Funding

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The ATU and TWU to Congress: Hero Transit Workers Deserve Hazard Pay

The leaders of the two largest public transit unions in the nation, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU), are calling on Congress to include hazard pay for frontline workers in an upcoming reconciliation bill.

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The ATU Calls on Transit Agencies, Private Transit Companies, Motorcoach carriers to Develop Emergency Preparedness Plans in the Wake of San Jose Mass Shooting

The ATU is calling on transit agencies, private transit companies, and motorcoach carriers in the U.S. and Canada to implement emergency preparedness plans after the tragic mass shooting that took the lives of our Local 265-San Jose, CA, brothers.

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The ATU Stands with Indigenous Communities

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International President John Costa names Daniel Smith ATU General Counsel

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ATU: White House, Senate Infrastructure Deal Good Step Forward, But More Must Be Done

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International President John Costa names Salma Yousefi ATU Controller

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Help ATU members impacted by the San Jose shooting

It has been a difficult year for transit workers. But today hit especially hard. The ATU suffered an incredible loss at a Santa Clara VTA rail yard where our Local 265 members work.

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ATU International President John A. Costa released the following statement on the fatal shooting at a VTA rail facility in San Jose, CA

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ATU’s General Counsel Robert Molofsky announces retirement

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ATU International Representative Stephan MacDougall appointed ATU International Vice President

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MetroAccess Call Center Workers Strike Over For Now

Strike Against Unfair Labor Practice Strike Received Critical Support from Riders and Allies

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