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ATU CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ALERT

DEMAND PROTECTION FROM EMPLOYERS!
ATU has been closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the threats it poses for our members and the riding public.
The ATU International has launched a Command and Response Center to provide a rapid response mechanism to address the ongoing and ever-changing crisis associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The ATU International has been working with our Locals to ensure that transit agencies and private contractors are protecting our members’ health, safety and security on the job.
OUR DEMANDS TO TRANSIT AGENCIES AND PRIVATE CONTRACTORS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
• Increased health and safety measures for transit workers and
 the riding public, including gloves, masks, sanitizers, and all
 PPE needed. • Pandemic leave for anyone showing symptoms of COVID-19,
 exposed to them, or with family or childcare obligations  resulting from shutdowns. • Rear door entry and fare elimination to support social distancing. • Retaining employees and maintaining wages and benefits  during service curtailment. • Strategic continuation of service to avoid overcrowding.

For questions about your employer’s policies,  please contact your Local Business Agent.
For more information on ATU’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), prevention tips for members, 

ATU.ORG

https://www.fox8live.com/2020/03/14/la-dept-health-reports-presumptive-p...

https://youtu.be/e3Tx5PZij5w

               

   

                             

                                                                                        

                                                       

                                  

Take Action

ALL Operators working in New Orleans, LA at Canal location of Transdev in service to RTA.

RTA/TRANSDEV SCHEDULE FOR THE COVID-19

BUS SCHEDULES ARE CHANGING , PLEASE CHECK WITH CLERKS, STATION MANAGER AND UNION REPS FOR MORE INFORMATION. 

Please call Clerks to add your name to the willing to work book..............specify what you will work and your times.

                                    

Recent News

 Mayor Ernest Morial 1978-1986     

New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Ernest Nathan Morial, known as Dutch Morial (October 9, 1929 – December 24, 1989), was an American political figure and a leading civil rights advocate. He was the first African-American mayor of New Orleans, serving from 1978 to 1986.

ATU LOCAL 1560 Operators are asking TO OPERATE BUSINESS HOURS ONLY:

RTA have DECREASE there service BUT, RTA schedules are not or did not adjust with the demands of the Mayor of New Orleans and Governor of  Louisiana "STAY HOME".

New Orleans transortation is RTA but, times like these "Coronavirus". We need to operate only for business hours or close down for 15 days for quarantine. Then reopen only operating in business hours. 

Operators are people and passengers are people.  We need to be protected for we can be productive to the city of New Orleans.

https://youtu.be/7SMXJ4NeQ5A?list=PLMqj8heaHQGEEmK-hIdjL6lf3fli6rFRQ

2020

January: ATU Local 1560 members and Transdev will have a joint training session with FMCS.

February: FMCS Training

ATU Local 1560: ATU SUNDAY at Law Street Baptist Church, Pastor Johnny Arvie

March: ATU Local 1560 will CELEBRATE Transit Operators in March