Ottawa`s largest transit union, the Transit Commission and Council, have all agreed on the longest collective agreement for OC Transpo bus drivers, rail operators, mechanics and other employees. TRAINING: The ATU is at the forefront of the labour movement in education and training, both in the United States and Canada. Innovative educational programmes are regularly offered on a wide range of topics, including the formation of driver coalitions, municipal and political actions, conciliation techniques, collective bargaining, administration of local trade union finances, complaint management, leadership training for civil servants, organisation, health and safety and women`s issues, and legislative and policy programs. FUNERAL SERVICES: The ATU has a historic burial program to help cover funeral expenses. You have deserved these days of vacation! With your ATU savings with Union Plus, get the best out of them. ATU members can find hundreds of savings, flights, hotels, car rentals, activities and more. View the program. ORGANIZING PROGRAM: The ATU has full-time organizers on its staff who respond to requests from people interested in organizing their workplace. “A lot of people are working, there have been no layoffs and there is currently no income from the tariff box,” Crabtree said. “I think a lot of money was spent to keep everyone busy right now, which was great.” IN TRANSIT MAGAZINE: The ATU distributes a bimonthly magazine, In Transit, an official publication that provides important information about the Union and related events in Congress, Parliament and the transit sector.
The annual increases are slightly lower than in the previous contract. FHE Health works with unions to protect your jobs and your lives! Crabtree said members were concerned about the five-year term of the contract. With more than 20 years of supporting union members and their families when faced with behavioral or addiction issues, FHE Health understands that the upcoming election is crucial. Stress and anxiety at work are real and FHE Health`s goal is to offer confidential help to union members 24/7. Call 24/7 CONFIDENTIAL HELP (866) 276-1610 or visit the FHE ATU SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM health website: The ATU offers an annual scholarship competition for union members and their loved ones to promote the training of those who are actively aware of union issues. This is where you apply. ATU MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESEARCH FUNDS: ATU raises annual funds in the United States and Canada to fund research in the fight against multiple sclerosis. Buy your next home with a Union Plus mortgage that has been developed for ATU members. When times are tough, eligible ATU members can qualify for zero-interest loans and grants with a Union Plus mortgage.
View the program. “Five years is a long time to sign a contract and we`ve never done it before,” Crabtree told CBC. From discounts when buying a new union-produced car to insurance savings, Union Plus is the perfect place to get a good deal for your car needs. Save money for your next union-made car, auto insurance plan, set of tires and more! View the program. What are your insurance needs? Whatever they are, with Union Plus you can get a lot. As an ATU member, save on auto insurance, home insurance, life insurance, AD&D insurance, retiree health insurance and more. View the program. Clint Crabtree, president of ATU 279, told CBC members that OC Transpo will have budget restrictions due to the drastic reduction in passenger numbers – and the resulting revenues – due to the COVID-19 pandemic. . .