TriMet stuck on ending apprenticeship

Feb 5, 2020

Months of pushback from Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 has so far failed to persuade TriMet management to put the brakes on a plan to end its apprenticeship programs for bus and light rail mechanics.

Ron Heintzman: 1953-2018

Apr 17, 2018

The Portland transit union leader helped build Local 757, and was briefly national union president.

A view from the driver seat

Feb 27, 2018

A TriMet bus driver writing under the pseudonym “Deke N. Blue” has been blogging about life behind the wheel since 2012. Now he’s published a book.

ATU reaches deal at TriMet

Nov 15, 2017

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

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