Category: Above & Beyond

Union Teamwork Saves A Life

From right to left: Tom McHale, John Chan, Dave Campbell, Roland Tyler, Mike Veno. Missing from photo John Kerr and Andrea Ferguson.

What started as a regular workday turned into a team effort lead by Local 589 members to save a man’s life on T property. The MBTA recently purchased a large piece of floor sweeping equipment and a vendor representative was in to set up and demonstrate the machine. While preparing for the training, the vendor …

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589 Members Recognized for Volunteer Service

Local 589 members who volunteered their time for the wakes and funerals of two Boston Fire Fighters, a Boston Police Gang Unit officer and a Plymouth Police Officer were honored on June 3rd at a special recognition ceremony. The event, attended by the Local 589 Executive Board, MBTA officials and Police and Fire Department leadership …

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Thank you to all those who volunteered their time for funerals

The executive board would like to thank all those who volunteered their time (some more than one) to provide transportation at the funerals of firefighters Walsh and Kennedy, and police officers Maloney and Simmons. A formal ceremony will be forthcoming. In the meantime, we would like to thank the following individuals for giving up their …

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