Face Covering Media Release

Transit Bus Operators will not enforce Face Coverings By-Law 26M2020 July 30, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Calgary, AB. July 30, 2020— The Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 583 wishes to clarify that Calgary Transit Operators will not be required to enforce … Read More

Q&A with Mike – Face Masks

Masks FAQ Q: Do I have to wear a face mask when I am driving for Calgary Transit? A: The employer has put out a statement that you need to wear a mask. We requested a formal policy which they … Read More

Q & A with Mike – July 22, 2020

Q: Can Management issue disposable masks, Union masks are “hard to breathe through” A: We’ve been making this request since the beginning of the state of emergency in March. Originally the employer couldn’t because of CEMA regulations. We continue to … Read More

Throwback Thursday – July 16, 2020

Throwback Thursday – Transit and Face Masks – A History As many of you will know, we started a recurring Throwback Thursday post on our Facebook (ATU Local 583) early this year. With the eruption of Covid-19 and the resulting … Read More

Welcome to our Blog!

Welcome to our new blog! This is our latest endeavor to connect with the Membership of Local 583. While our News section will keep you up to date with bulletins and the latest in activities going on at the Local, … Read More