Bus service returns!

Route 18 Bus

Dear Bothers & Sisters, We are proud to announce victory! Beginning next rating, the MBTA will be returning bus service to the 18 and 55 bus routes out of Cabot, the 52 bus route out of the Arborway, and the 68 bus route out of Bennett. Lynn operators will also pick up an extended version …

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Missed Payroll Survey

As you may know, Local 589 is pursuing a payroll lawsuit against the Authority based on the many issues people have had with the state payroll system. Regardless of whether or not your issues have been resolved, we want to hear from you. Please fill in your information (address, badge number, etc.) so we can …

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Senate confirms Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to lead Labor Department

Mayor Marty Walsh

Congrats to Mayor Marty Walsh who was confirmed as Secretary of Labor! Thank you Marty for your unwavering support for transit workers and public transportation. We look forward to your leadership at the Labor Department. Walsh will be tasked with implementing the Biden administration’s agenda at the department, which includes stricter workplace safety enforcement and …

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Transit Employee Appreciation Day

Today is Transit Employee Appreciation Day. In honor of the hard work our members do all year, and especially through COVID-19, we’d like to share our appreciation in this video dedicated to you. Enjoy!

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