DATE: Sunday, July 18, 2021 Time: 2 - 4 p.m. (Doors to open at 12:30 p.m.)
LOCATION: SAP Center 525 W. Santa Clara Street, San Jose
RSVP by: July 14th
Ways to RSVP: take a picture of the QR code below or click https://bit.ly/Honoring9
In order to keep his members safe from the coronavirus virus, Local 265-San Jose, CA President John Courtney believed it was critical to provide on the job COVID-19 testing for his members. "Some of our folks weren't getting tested for whatever reason," said Courtney. "But when we bring it to work, they're already here, they're ready to go." The Local partnered with Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Cindy Chavez and the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority to bring pop-up testing to drivers in the yards. Since then, the Local has helped hundreds of drivers get tested for the virus. The Local is now looking to do testing on a rotating weekly basis at every yard. After the loss of VTA bus operator Sister Audrey Lopez and dozens of workers testing positive, on-site testing is just another way the Local is being vigilant to keep members and their families safe.
San Jose Spotlight article
Congratulations to the newest members to join ATU 265!
Welcome to the graduating class of August 1st. All 17 new operators joined ATU Local 265
We wish you a long, prosperous and safe career!