Regional Transit? Not Such a Good Deal

On September 07, next Wednesday, City Administration will deliver its report on implementation of Phase one of the Regional Transit initiative to Executive Committee of City Council. ATU has worked long and hard to fight this fatally flawed plan and not just because it isn’t good for workers. It’s a disaster for riders and the…

ATU Members Support Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has hit many of us hard.  Some of the hardest hit are our members who have a direct link to Ukraine as it’s their homeland. Others have friends and family just trying to manage life in the war torn country.  Early on in the war two ATU Local 569 members and…

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…