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Amalgamated Transit Union [1 record]

Record 1 2016-10-18


Subject field(s)
  • Organizations, Administrative Units and Committees
  • Union Organization
  • Mass Transit

The Amalgamated Transit Union – the largest labor union representing transit and allied workers in the U.S. and Canada – fights for the interests of its hard-working members and promotes mass transit.


The Union fights for transit workers by helping them organize local unions, negotiating collective bargaining contracts between its members and their employers, representing members in disputes with management, and making sure that employers adhere to the provisions of their collective bargaining agreement. The Union also represents the interests of its members at all levels of government, in courts, and in legislatures. ATU is a member the AFL-CIO [American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations], and the CLC [Canadian Labour Congress] – the national labor organizations of the United States and Canada, respectively.


  • Organismes, unités administratives et comités
  • Organisation syndicale
  • Transports en commun


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