Jul 30

ATU Acquires National Labor College Campus

NATIONAL LABOR COLLEGE

Today marks a rebirth and reinvigorated commitment to education and progressive training for organized labor as the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) expands its long-standing union education and activism program to the newly acquired campus of the former National Labor College. The National Labor College, founded in 1970 by AFL-CIO President George Meany, has been the …

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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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