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  2000 NAC 122 Utah Transit Authority and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 382
The Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 382 (the Union) and the Utah Transit Authority (the Employer) are parties to a collective bargaining agreement that provides that premium pay at one-half the regular rate be paid to regular operators for work performed in excess of a twelve and one-half hour spread of time during a day.
The Union had the burden to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that its interpretation of the language in the collective bargaining agreement is the correct one.
Contrary to the Union’s position stated in its post hearing brief, the transcript of the excerpt of the tape recorded at the July 10th meeting was not new evidence subsequently discovered and its admission into evidence did not violate Article 13 of the collective bargaining agreement.
www.lawmemo.com /arb/award/2000/122.htm   (3958 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union // Local 192   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Amalgamated Transit Union is the largest labor organization representing transit workers in the U.S. and Canada.
The ATU inlcudes bus, subway, light rail, and ferry operators, clerks, baggage handlers, mechanics and others in the urban transit, over-the-road and school bus industries as well as partransit, emergency medical, clerical and municipal workers.
ATU Local 192 was the first ATU local in California and was chartered in 1901.
atu192.org   (119 words)

 Appeal of Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 717
The PELRB found the union committed an ULP because the arbitrator's award was contrary to public policy, vacated the arbitrator's award, and dismissed the union's ULP claim.
According to the Union, the positive result of [the employee's] random drug test "merely" indicates the presence of cocaine in his bloodstream; it does not necessarily signify that [the employee] was under the influence.
Implementation of the arbitrator's award would allow public transit employees testing positive for drugs to remain in their safety-sensitive positions until the employee was actually impaired on the job, foreseeably evidenced by an accident resulting in a catastrophic loss of life.
www.state.nh.us /judiciary/supreme/opinions/1999/atu.htm   (1713 words)

 Denver transit system board OKs contract - Boston.com
Union members thank Amalgamated Transit Union 1001 President Yvetta Salazar, center, with her son Jason in Denver, after the union ratified a contract Friday, April 7, 2006, with the mass transit system's operator Friday, setting the stage to end the Denver area's first transit strike in 24 years.
The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1001 approved it Friday with an 82 percent majority.
Union members walked off the job Monday after rejecting a proposal that offered a wage hike of $1.80 an hour over three years in 15-cent raises every quarter, plus increases in health benefits contributions.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2006/04/08/denver_transit_system_board_oks_contract   (474 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union - Local 588   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
By mutual agreement between the Director of Transit and the Union the twelve (12) month probationary period may be extended or reduced.
In making application for a hearing, the Union shall specify the nature of the grievance, the clause or clauses of this agreement upon which the grievance is based or the dispute involving the questions of general application, and the remedy that is requested.
By mutual agreement between the Director of Transit and the Union, the six (6) month probationary period may be extended or reduced.
www.atu588.com /members/union_contract_ms.html   (6967 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union - Local 757 - Accomplishments
The focus this month is also on increasing the union’s skill level as the ATU holds a day-long grievance training class for the new union officers and Vice President Jon Hunt graduates from the 56-hour Labor Education program put on by the University of Oregon.
The Lane Transit experience sent a warning message throughout the transit industry from Seattle to Ashland that ATU 757 is a formidable opponent and that it is easier to work with us than against us.
ATU reminds TriMet and the bus operators that, given TriMet’s policy, their job is to drive the bus, not collect fares.
www.atu757.org /accomplishments.htm   (3006 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1321
The Amalgamated Transit Union is the largest labor organization representing transit workers in the United States and Canada.
Founded in 1892, the ATU today is comprised of over 180,000 members in 270 local unions spread across 46 states and nine provinces.
The ATU is comprised of bus, van, subway, and light rail operators, clerks, baggage handlers, and maintenance employees in urban transit, over-the-road and school bus industries as well as paramedical personnel, ambulance operators, clerical personnel, and municipal workers.
www.atu1321.org   (139 words)

If Federal Funds are used by a transit provider to acquire another transit entity, (which apply in our case) the employees of the acquired entity must be assured of continued employment with the new provider, along with previous rights, privileges, and benefits.
If employees are represented by a union Section 13(c) protections are required for those transit employees in the service area of a federally funded transit project regardless of whether they work for the grant recipient.
The union must be given an opportunity to develop with the grant recipient, protective terms for the employees it represents.
www.atulocal1179.com /13c.html   (655 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) is a labor union in the United States and Canada, representing workers in the transit system and other industries.
The ATU was founded in 1892, and today has over 180,000 members in over 273 local unions in 46 states and 9 provinces.
A similar union affiliate with AFL-CIO is the Transport Workers Union of America, which represents transit workers at the New York City Transit Authority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amalgamated_Transit_Union   (324 words)

 The Amalgamated Transit Union is the largest labour organization representing transit workers in both Canada and the ...
The Amalgamated Transit Union is the largest labour organization representing transit workers in both Canada and the United States.
Founded in 1892, the A.T.U., today, is comprised of over 180,000 members in over 273 local unions in 9 provinces and 46 states.
The A.T.U. includes bus, subway, light rail and ferry operators, clerks, baggage handlers, mechanics and others in the urban transit, over-the-road and school bus industries, as well as paratransit, emergency medical, clerical and municipal workers..
www.atu741.org   (132 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union, Division 732 Collection, 1919-1981   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Amalgamated Transit Union, which was founded in 1892, is the largest labor union for transit workers in North America.
The union became officially known as the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) in 1964.
Division 732 of the ATU (Atlanta, Georgia) was recognized by the Georgia Railway and Power Company as a union in 1918, after two strikes in 1916 and 1918, in which strikers fought for acceptance of the union.
www.library.gsu.edu /spcoll/collections/labor/L1982-02.htm   (2376 words)

 CLC/CTC > Speech to the Annual Canadian Amalgamated Transit Union Canadian Council Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Environmental quality and a Just Transition for workers affected by the switch to more sustainable energy use are key issues for workers and their families.
The ATU plan for transit security is one all workers will back, and I pledge our support in making sure none of your members has to put themselves in danger to make a living.
Mandatory security plans for all transit agencies and dedicated funding for security training are a necessity, and we will work with you to make sure governments and employers take them as seriously as we do.
canadianlabour.ca /index.php/s427bcaa6b01ed/Speech_to_the_Annual   (1711 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union Newsle
We are asking Calgary Transit to negotiate this work into our current certification with the City or give it back to Handi-Bus.
ATU Maintenance had two very recent deaths to long-term active members from the Spring Gardens work area.
To be eligible applicants must be either: a) An ATU member in good standing, b) the child or stepchild of a member or a deceased member who was in good standing at the time of his/her death.
www.atu583.com /atunews/news.htm   (2573 words)

 2004 NAC 125 The Regional Transportation District and Amalgamated Transit Union
The subject of this arbitration is the August 12, 2002 termination of the Grievant’s employment by The Regional Transportation District, hereafter referred to as RTD.
Both RTD and the Union uniformally apply the term “proper cause” to be synonymous with “just cause” and assign it the same import, meaning and application.
It is the position of the Union that the Grievant’s employment was terminated without proper cause in direct violation of the Grievant’s contractual rights as enumerated by the terms and conditions of the CBA.
www.lawmemo.com /arb/award/2004/125.htm   (3818 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
This is a complaint brought by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587, its president Barry Samet, and union members Joseph Mangiameli, Jerry Deneke, and T. Dale Huston, against the State of Washington to permanently enjoin Initiative 695 ("I-695") and declare it unconstitutional, null, and void.
ATU 587 is a "person" within the meaning of RCW 7.24.130.
1.2 Plaintiff Barry Samet is President of ATU 587, and a resident and taxpayer of King County.
www.atg.wa.gov /pubs/i695/i695complaint.html   (1217 words)

 ATU Local 113 - We Move Toronto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
(The Multiple Sclerosis Society is the official charity of the Amalgamated Transit Union).
It is proposed to defend the rights of the members of this Division as these rights are, or may be, by law established, and to co-operate with all persons charged with responsibility of the administration of any office or offices concerned with the preservation of these rights.
The official charity of the ATU is the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
www.atu113.org   (341 words)

 [339 NLRB No. 89] Connecticute State conference Board, Amalgamated Transit Union, 34-CB-2506
The DOT, with the help of a grant from the Federal Government, acquired the assets of the Connecticut Company and established the name, Connecticut Transit, to be placed on the side of the buses and to be a name that would be recognized by the public.
Meanwhile, the Union bargaining team is, I know, examining its own position soberly—and I trust that management is doing the same and seeking to supplement its planned expenditures for the coming year.
The bargaining process came to a screeching halt on Wednesday when the Union made its unprecedented “final offer.”  Nevertheless, we expressed hope that progress might still be possible and that we could, perhaps, consider a one-year, rather than a multi year, agreement.
www.nlrb.gov /nlrb/shared_files/decisions/339/339-89.htm   (6559 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union Local 892
We are motor coach operators, mechanics, and general maintenance employees of Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
We are a local union of 95 members.
Monthly union meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
www.webspawner.com /users/atulocal892   (58 words)

 Transit Workers Union Negotiates Family-Friendly Benefits
eaders of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 negotiated with the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District in northern California to win such pioneering family-friendly provisions as expanded family and medical leave, sick time calculated in hourly increments and a dependent care trust fund.
In another example of unions negotiating work and family benefits, AFSCME Local 11 in Ohio recently bargained to allow members to use their own accrued sick leave to care for immediate family.
To stay up to date on similar developments, sign up for the work and family listserv for union members only at wfnetwork@ home.iir.berkeley.edu.
www.aflcio.org /aboutunions/ns07062001.cfm?RenderForPrint=1   (176 words)

 ATU Canada.ca
Established in 1982, the ATU Canadian Council is the highest authority and voice in Canada for the Amalgamated Transit Union on all issues of Canadian interest including Legislation, Political, Educational, Health and Safety, Cultural and Social Welfare matters.
To devise ways and means to assist Canadian Locals in the complete organization of all employees of the various transportation systems and all related industries in Canada where no organized body already exists.
To address and respond to the needs and desires of the Canadian Membership of the Amalgamated Transit Union in regards to the objectives of the International Union.
www.atucanada.ca /index.asp   (157 words)

 ATU 308; The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308 is a public transit union representing over 3500 transit workers of ...
ATU 308; The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308 is a public transit union representing over 3500 transit workers of the Chicago Transit Authority.
The Amalgamated Transit Union —Local 308 was chartered on December 1, 1902.
We are one of the largest Rail labor organization in the ATU, representing over 3,600 multi-classifications.
www.atu308.org   (65 words)

 Keystone Transit
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has awarded a grant to the Keystone Transit Career Ladder Partnership to address both the current shortage of skilled workers in transit properties across the state and the need for training to deal with the new technologies that are changing mass transit.
While the Keystone Transit Career Ladder Partnership is beginning its work in Philadelphia with SEPTA and TWU Local 234, the partnership is a statewide effort that will reach out to Pittsburgh and to the smaller transit properties across the state.
The Pennsylvania Public Transit Association (PPTA) and the state conference of the Amalgamated Transit Union are working to develop the project statewide.
www.keystonetransit.org   (209 words)

 Metro's 30th Anniversary Photos - Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587
Representatives from Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587 had an informational display at the anniversary kick off.
Read more about Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587.
Metro Transit is a division of the King County Department of Transportation
transit.metrokc.gov /up/archives/jan03/30annphoto-atu.html   (96 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Amalgamated Transit Union has selected the powerful and proven MUMS*2000 Multi-Union Membership System as its exclusive endorsed software solution.
MUMS/2000 has been extensively enhanced to meet ATU requirements and is presently installed in over 30 locals.
MUMS/2000 is a comprehensive software solution that can assist local officers in the achieving their goals in organizing, grievance tracking, political action, attendance and much more.
www.atu.org /docs/about_atu/about_announcements.html   (145 words)

 Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1433 Phoenix, Arizona
ATU Local 1433 represents over 1,200 union bus operators on seven separate properties in the Phoenix Metro area.
ATU Local 1433 is affiliated with the AFL-CIO/CLC.
The Union office is located in the Laborers' Local 383 building on the corner of 5th Avenue and Adams, suite #1.
local1433.tripod.com   (163 words)

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We will be representing Mountain Metropolitan Transit employees and their special needs on more then one property.
The ATU International provides us with a wealth of opportunities and resources to fulfill those needs.
Our members realize how important this union is. We enjoy the protection and benefits generations of ATU union members have fought hard to get.
www.atu19.org   (380 words)

 Portland Transit District vs. Amalgamated Transit Union, No. 77-32
The response to the aforesaid complaint was March 28, 1977, and filed by Richard Nye, President, Division 714, Amalgamated Transit Union, on March 31, 1977.
DECISION The Respondent has moved to dismiss the Complaint of the Greater Portland Transit District for its failure to serve said Complaint upon the Respondent in conformance with Rule 4.04 of the Rules and Procedures of the Maine Labor Relations Board.
ORDER On the basis of the foregoing Findings of Fact and by virtue of and pursuant to the powers granted to the Maine Labor Relations Board by the provisions of Section 968 of the Municipal Public Employees Labor Relations Act, it is ORDERED: 1.
www.state.me.us /mlrb/decisions/ppc/77-32.htm   (843 words)

 Superior Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
I-695 eliminates the current Motor Vehicle Excise Tax (MVET), substitutes a flat $30 per vehicle "license tab fee", and requires voter approval of state or local taxes or fee increases, the proceeds of which could be used to replace revenue lost due to reduction in the MVET.
1.1 Defendant State of Washington admits that Plaintiff Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 587, AFL-CIO (ATU) is a labor organization and that it is a "person" within the meaning of RCW 7.24.130.
1.6 Subject to the affirmative defenses articulated below, defendant State of Washington admits that the ATU has standing to bring this action, but has insufficient information on which to answer the allegation that the remaining plaintiffs have standing and, therefore, denies that allegation in paragraph 1.6.
www.atg.wa.gov /pubs/i695/answer_ATU_local_587.html   (1079 words)

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