Man Charged In Assault On MBTA Worker

This past Wednesday one of our union sisters was sexually assaulted by a Medford man, Michael Hutt, as she tried to help him with his Charlie Card. Thankfully, Hutt was arrested and charged with indecent assault and battery and assault and battery on a public employee. However, the incident speaks to the difficult job that …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://carmensunion589.org/2011/05/man-charged-in-assault-on-mbta-worker/

Sister Sharina Averts Tragedy

With less than a month on the job, MBTA bus driver and Union Sister, Sharina Byrd showed courage, professionalism and concern for her passengers under the most extreme conditions. On Tuesday night, as she was driving her 86 bus down Chestnut Hill Avenue when a man reached in front of her and pushed the steering …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://carmensunion589.org/2011/05/sister-sharina-averts-tragedy/

2011 Scholarships Awarded!

2011 Local 589 Scholarship winners and their families.

Assistant Secretary Peggy LaPaglia, who coordinated the scholarship program, awarded the following winners with scholarships for $1,000 at the annual Mass. AFL-CIO Scholarship Dinner: Matthew Crowley – His sponsor is Frank Crowley who works at Cabot Shops. Marc McDonald – His sponsor is Joseph McDonald who works on the Red Line.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://carmensunion589.org/2011/05/local-589-scholarships-awarded-at-mass-afl-cio-dinner/