Sep 18

Local 589 Members, DOT Approve 4-year Working and Pension Agreements

Photo caption: Local 589's Executive Board with the Labor Bureau's Tom Roth, briefed members on the details of the Working and Pension Agreements on Sunday.

A packed house of Boston Carmen’s Union members overwhelmingly approved 4-year working and pension agreements on Sunday, September 14th. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) Board approved both agreements on Wednesday, September 17th. On Sunday morning, Local 589 members gathered at the Boston Teachers Union where they listened to the details of both agreements, asked …

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Sep 17

Executive Board Attends Mass AFL-CIO Political Convention

Local 589's Executive Board seen here with House Speaker Robert DeLeo

The Executive Board of Local 589 were active participants in the Massachusetts AFL-CIO Political Convention held September 15-16th, where Organized Labor took up candidate endorsements after the primaries. Several statewide, Congressional and local candidates addressed the Convention asking for support in the November final election. Panels on the ballot referendums provided information on Questions #1, …

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Sep 16

Watertown MBTA driver wins bus ‘roadeo’

The MBTA has more than 1,400 bus operators and held their annual bus roadeo this weekend. Courtesy Photo / MBTA

Tyrell Sullivan, who operates buses on the Route 73 between Harvard Square and Waverly Square, won the MBTA’s annual bus roadeo Sunday in Charlestown. It’s the second roadeo title for Sullivan, a 29-year old South Boston resident, who has been with the MBTA for almost nine years. The MBTA has more than 1,400 bus operators. …

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