Author's posts

Statement on MBTA Employee Vaccine Mandate

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today, Governor Baker issued an executive order that Massachusetts state workers must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination on or by October 17. By no means are we agreeing to these terms without negotiation and will continue to fight on your behalf. Throughout this pandemic, we have played an essential role in …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://carmensunion589.org/2021/08/president-evers-statement-on-mbta-employee-vaccine-mandate/

2021 Political Endorsements

Vote badges

Below is a list of pro-union candidates Local 589 has endorsed. All members, retirees, and their families are encouraged to support these candidates in their upcoming elections. If you are unsure where to vote, click here. Boston: Annissa Essaibi George, Mayor Michael Flaherty, City Council, At-Large Julia Mejia, City Council, At-Large Erin Murphy, City Council, …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://carmensunion589.org/2021/08/2021-political-endorsements/

The ATU mourns the passing of labor leader Richard Trumka

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President John Costa released the following statement regarding the passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. “We are devastated to hear the news of the loss of our brother, friend and legendary labor leader Richard Trumka. When our International President Larry Hanley passed away, Rich was one of the first people …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://carmensunion589.org/2021/08/the-atu-mourns-the-passing-of-labor-leader-richard-trumka/