CSU 52 Strike Action

Our Sister Local, Civic Service Union 52, is set to commence their strike action at 1100h on Thursday, March 14. That’s Thursday this week. Here is the ATU guide to how to react at a picket line. We support our Sister Local, CSU, in their drive for a fair agreement. Full stop. Our collective agreement…

New Parkland Report – “Alberta Government Interference in Public Sector Bargaining”

As about 200,000 Alberta public-sector workers gear up for contract negotiations in 2024, a timely report from the Parkland Institute sheds light on unprecedented levels of government interference in Alberta’s public-sector bargaining. Authored by Jason Foster, Bob Barnetson, and Susan Cake, A Thumb on the Scale: Alberta Government Interference in Public-Sector Bargaining examines how governments in…

What Working Relationship?

ATU and the Transit and Fleet administration have worked very closely over recent years to solve problems and advance the important service that we’re jointly responsible to provide. Nothing is ever perfect, but I can’t understate the importance of this very collaborative working relationship. The same is not the case at the senior administration level….

Epcor Water Shortage

Because of a problem at the City’s water treatment plant, water use restrictions are now in place. What it means to you is that your buses will not be cleaned until the restrictions are lifted. What the City wants from you is pretty simple. Just take a wet paper towel and wipe your lights occasionally….

CSU 52 Update

As many of you will know, our Coalition partner, CSU 52 is in a difficult battle with the City of Edmonton. ATU stands with the members of CSU 52 in their fight for a fair deal. Here’s a brief guide for ATU members who may be affected by a potential work stoppage at CSU: If…