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Remembering Bernadin Etienne

Today in Everett we gathered to remember and celebrate the life of Bernadin Etienne. To his family, he was a father, a spouse, a friend, or a loved one. To us, he was a union brother. In our union we use the term “brother” as a term of endearment. It’s the way we recognize the …

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President Evers Statement on Tragic Accident at Charlestown Bus Yard

“This morning, the Boston Carmen’s Union lost a long-time member of our Union and MBTA family. This was a tragic accident, our condolences are with the family and friends of Bernadin Etienne during this difficult time. As always, the Union remains focused on supporting our members and Bernadin’s family. We will work with the MBTA …

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Open Period to Submit Proposals to Working Agreement

To All Local 589 Members The current Working Contract expires June 30, 2010. The Union and the Authority will meet and exchange proposals for the next Working Agreement (Contract). Any Member wishing to submit a Contract Proposal for the Working Agreement must put it in writing and submit it (via U.S. Mail, E-mail, or Fax) …

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Happy Labor Day!

“We’re all in this together!” is a rallying cry that has brought our members together, in service to the public, for more than a century. Carmen’s Union members moved the people of Greater Boston through the flu pandemic of 1918 just as we have through the COVID-19 pandemic this year. A Boston Globe story from …

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