Sep 19

Quarterly Arbitration Assesment


As long as the company keeps taking unfair disciplinary action against Local 1700 members, and as long as they keep interpreting the contract in unfair ways that hurt workers, we must maintain our ability to stand up to the company and fight for fairness and equality.  One of the ways we fight to protect our rights is through the arbitration process that has been provided for in our contracts for many decades and that has the full force and effect of federal law.

Jul 24

Officer Election Update


The Department of Labor alleges that a mistake was made during the election process that might possibly have had a material effect on the outcome of the election.  Consequently, the DOL has informed the union that it wants the election to be re-run.  Local 1700 is reviewing the DOL’s allegation and will have a response soon.  There will be further updates as more information is known. 

Jun 02

We Fight Hard Every Day for Every Member


By President Jimmie McCoy

ATU Local 1700 members took a big step forward – together – on April 26. Hundreds of Greyhound employees rallied with family and friends at bus stations from L.A. and Atlanta to Cleveland for the union’s National Day of Action for Terminal Workers.

Local 1700 will be judged by how hard we fight every day for every member. We will all benefit when terminal workers bring home a decent contract. Their union dues went into the fight for the drivers’ and mechanics’ recent contract. Now it’s their turn at the bargaining table and it’s everyone else’s turn to support them.

Jun 02

Terminal Workers Speak Out!


On April 26, Greyhound employees rallied at the Los Angeles bus terminal with family and friends, including Maria Elena Durazo, the head of the L.A. County Federation of Labor. Video by Karen Doss.

Jun 02

Crash Greyhound's Birthday Party


Greyhound plans to celebrate its 100th anniversary with a national caravan of classic buses. Union members will picket on June 21, when the road show hits Washington, D.C. The tour and rally will be at Six Flags America. For more information, contact Region 3 V.P. Herman Green at (216) 233-0238.

May 13

News Media Focus on Terminal Workers’ Fight


The Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that recent ATU Local 1700 picket lines in front of Greyhound terminals were a window to the national low-wage workers movement sweeping the country.

May 01

Trabajadores de terminales hacen oír su mensaje


Los medios de comunicación en español más importantes del país, incluyendo Univisión e Impremedia, sacaron reportajes sobre la lucha de los trabajadores de terminales para un contrato justo y digno.

Apr 30

Trabajadores protestan por sus bajos salarios


Decenas de trabajadores de Greyhound se manifestaron para pedir un aumento de sueldo por su trabajo.

Apr 25

Getting Ready to Rally


 Executive Board members and Los Angeles stewards take a break from contract negotiations to unfurl a banner for National Day of Action.  ATU Local 1700 members and supporters will picket this Saturday in L.A., Atlanta and Cleveland to demand a fair contract for terminal workers, Greyhound’s lowest paid and least appreciated employees.

Apr 22

This is a Fight for Our Future


In Greyhound’s vision of the future, bus travel has no terminal workers, so they are cutting as many full-timers back to part-timers as possible. The company doesn’t care that their families can’t live on two days of work a week. Or that cutting service means unhappy riders. This dog bites every hand that feeds it – employees, passengers and the general public.

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