Temperature Screening Starts Tomorrow

Below is a message from the GM about a new policy they are implementing to help protect members. Contact your delegate or a member of the executive board if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you, Local 589 Executive Board ▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️ Dear Colleagues, In our effort to improve the health and safety of our …

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Statement from President Evers in Response to MBTA Employees Testing Positive for COVID-19

MBTA buses lined up next to each other.

“We hope that the Baker Administration and the MBTA recognize the incredible commitment of this workforce when making decisions about compensation and sick leave for their essential employees, particularly during this unprecedented time. We’re concerned because members of the Boston Carmen’s Union who have been on duty have tested positive for COVID-19. As essential employees, …

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Please Do Not Block off Areas in Your Buses!

Please Do Not Block off Areas of Your Buses!

Brothers and Sisters, Please know that bus operators are not to use seat belts to block off an area on their buses. It’s a major safety problem along with a fire hazard. The e-board understands that it might create more distance, but it is crucial not to do it. If you have any questions or …

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Childcare Survey

In the wake of the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Greater Boston Labor Council is working with Mayor Marty Walsh to identify childcare needs in the City of Boston. To help them provide emergency childcare in the most needed locations, click here to complete a survey. In solidarity, The Executive BoardBoston Carmen’s Union, Local 589

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