Keeping Your Cool in the Summer’s Heat

Hi, Everyone: Here’s some timely advice from Operator Representative Anita Gates. It was originally intended to be included in the newsletter you received recently but did not make that publication. In any case, with still, hopefully a few hot days to encounter this season, it contains a lot of valuable thoughts and tips about keeping…

ATU 569 Bylaw changes

The proposed bylaw changes to our local have been passed with a percentage of 78%.

To City Council Regarding Snow & Ice Removal

Mayor Sohi and Councilors, I regret that I was unable to present to Committee today regarding the Snow and Ice discussion that Council had scheduled. I wanted to provide some thoughts on the issue from a Transit and Transit Union perspective. It would have been great to have seen you all in person, but, as the last…

ETS Main and DATS Premium Rates Changing Soon

All members should know that some of their benefits premium rates will change soon.  Use of the major medical and dental plans was high and expenses exceeded contributions. Major medical and dental premium rates will increase to reflect the high usage rates. Life insurance premiums rates will remain unchanged. The premium changes will be reflected…

Call For Evidence re: Bee-Clean

ATU is asking all members to take and send photos and short video clips of the overflowing trash cans and litter at bus stops, LRT stations and Transit Centers. The City is getting ready to contract out the remainder of litter basket pickups. This is the work of CUPE members and we need to show…