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New TriMet Lift contracts raise wages up to $3.91 an hour

Problems with bathroom breaks and rider wait times are still unresolved.

Union nemesis retires at TriMet

“I wished him well … and told him to stay away from ATU,” said union president Shirley Block.

ATU v TriMet: 5-year legal case starts over after state Supreme Court ruling

TriMet, a public transit agency, has spent a bundle to keep the public out of its meetings.

ATU Local 757 blasts TriMet’s pick for general manager

Union leaders hoped the board would hire a change agent from outside to take the transit agency in a different direction.

Workers at TriMet ratify new 3-year deal

The vote was 1,220 to 68, overwhelmingly in favor.

ATU reaches deal at TriMet

TriMet included approximately 40 union proposals in its final offer, and that proved to be enough to clinch the deal.

TriMet Lift driver fired for answering the call of nature

Portlander Teressa Stevens was fired Aug. 21 from her job as a driver for TriMet LIFT — for urinating in a parking lot.

TriMet declares impasse in contract negotiations

This is the third time in a row that bargaining between TriMet and Local 757 has reached deadlock.

Oregon Supreme Court hears TriMet case

The public transit agency wants to keep union negotiations closed to the public.

ATU vs. TriMet case headed for Oregon Supreme Court

Can public sector unions and their employers allow the press and members of the public to observe union contract negotiations?