ATU 1505 salutes all Winnipeg and Brandon Transit Workers for their hard work and dedication to keep our cities moving! 


The ATU believes everyone deserves equal pay for equal work regardless of gender.

International Women's Day is a day to recognize and celebrate women's social, economic, cultural, and political achievements and to raise awareness that there is still

Newly elected ATU Local 1505 President, Chris Scott, and Executive Vice President, Derek Hanley, met with Mayor Scott Gillingham, Councillor Janice Lukes, and Councillor John Orlikow on Monday, January 16th to get acquainted and build a good working-relationship for the betterment of Winnipeg Transit. 

We are happy to install our new Executive Board during the first meeting of 2023! Looking forward to a great year!

JANUARY 4, 2023 - ATU1505 stewards elects their first-ever female Chief Steward, Crystal Hanley.

PRESS RELEASE WINNIPEG, MB, January 3, 2023 – Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1505, representing over 1400 Winnipeg and Brandon transit workers, have elected Chris Scott as their new President Business Agent in the triennial election held from December 5-9, 2022.

Chris joined Winnipeg Transit as an Operator in February of 1999. He first became a shop steward in 2000 and was elected as Recording Secretary in 2001.

The following letter was sent by Minister of Justice, Kelvin Goertzen, in response to our Letter to Premier Heather Stefanson: Request for Immediate Action for the Safety of Transit Workers and Passengers.

ATU 1505 will continue lobbying the City and Government for a safe transit system for our members and passengers until changes are implemented to address and resolve these concerns. 

ATU1505 was invited by the Mayors office on November 17, 2022 to meet to discuss strategies to improve Transit safety in response to our letter sent on November 7, 2022

The following letter was sent to Premier Heather Stefanson with a request immediate action to be taken for the safety of Transit workers and passengers in light of the recent string of assaults in early November. 

The following letter was sent to Mayor Gillingham and City Council to request immediate action for the safety of Transit workers and passengers after a sexual assault in the Southwest Rapid Transitway and an assault on a Transit driver over the weekend.