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Celebrating National Get On Board Day

As Carmen’s members, we are not only transit operators but also transit riders. We know more than anyone that public transportation is essential for our livelihoods, our communities, and the riders we serve. National Get On Board Day was established in 2019 to create awareness and educate communities across the country on the importance and …

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Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day to all Carmen’s Local 589 members! As public transit workers, we help protect our planet each day. Public transportation saves fuel, limits air pollution, and reduces Boston’s carbon footprint, which brings us one step toward resisting climate change. Thank you for choosing to serve your communities as public transit workers and for …

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MBTA Payroll Error

Good Morning Everyone, Earlier this month, the union was notified about a payroll error made by the MBTA. While the retro checks issued to you on April 1st were supposed to be based on the period of 7/1/21 to 1/15/22, the MBTA added hours worked in late January and February to their calculations. This, in …

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