Jul 28

Local 589 COPE Golf Tournament A Success

Banner from the 2014 Boston Carmen Union's Annual Golf Tournament.

The annual Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 Committee on Political Education (COPE) Golf Tournament featured a beautiful summer day, a large crowd, good food, and fun for all involved reports Vice President Peggy Lapaglia. Local 589 members, members from other unions on the T, and friends filled all the foursomes at what has become …

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Jul 25

Public Transit Workers Gain Assault Protections in Mass. Budget

Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 Hails Passage of Language that Allows Police to Arrest Persons Suspected of Assaulting an MBTA Worker Facing an increasing number of assaults on transit workers, including incidents from spitting to punching, the Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 hailed the passage of language in the state budget that will …

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Jul 22

Local 589 Introduces New Legislative Firm

Photo caption: BSG's Mike Morris (speaking from the podium) and Mike Bergan introduced themselves to Local 589's membership at the July meeting as Vice President Peggy Lapaglia and Financial Secretary Jim Evers look on.

At the July membership meeting Local 589 introduced the Union’s new legislative representatives, Mike Morris and Mike Bergan of Beacon Strategies Group (BSG). BSG is based in Boston and it’s co-founder Mike Morris’s brother is a Local 589 member and his father is a Boston Carmen’s Union Pensioner. Both Morris and Bergan have extensive experience …

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