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Pres. Biden Nominates Mayor Walsh to Lead U.S. Labor Dept.

The Boston Carmen’s Union, Local 589 congratulates our friend Mayor Marty Walsh on being nominated by President Joe Biden to head the U.S. Department of Labor. As the first union member to serve in the role in nearly 50 years, we know you are going to do great things for workers and working families across …

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Happy Holidays to All

This year has been a tough one for so many. At the same time, we saw a focus on community, togetherness, and supporting each other. This is the true spirit of our union.  It is the season of giving, and so many in our community are facing challenges this year. The events of 2020 have …

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T board scales back service cuts, takes swipe at Beacon Hill

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Commonwealth Magazine | Bruce Mohl | Dec 14, 2020 THE MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board approved a series of scaled-back service cuts on Monday and then, in an apparent swipe at Beacon Hill, voted not to raise fares on bus and subway riders until service hours and ridership on those transportation modes return to pre-COVID levels. …

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Press Conference to Stop MBTA Cuts

Click on the video below to watch our press conference today with elected officials and other unions to demand an end to proposed MBTA cuts.

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