Category: Above & Beyond

Have Each Other’s Backs: Learn the Signs of Mental Health Struggles

Brothers and Sisters, As frontline drivers and operators, we have some of the toughest jobs in the country. From working hours that impact our families and our health to the occasional negativity from those we serve, stress can add up. And not everyone knows how to ask for help when they need it. It’s up …

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Out Now: Carmen’s Quarterly Fall 2021 Edition

We are proud to announce that the Fall 2021 edition of ‘Carmen’s Quarterly,’ Local 589’s newsletter, is now available! Read it here online and check your mailboxes for the print edition. This issue features our proud victory winning a labor seat and a rider seat on the FMCB, a Member Spotlight on 50-year member Thomas …

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June 5th Is the Last Day to Recognize Members Who Went Above & Beyond

Over the past year as COVID-19 raged across Massachusetts and our state’s infection rates were among the nation’s highest, MBTA workers showed just how essential we are. You courageously worked day after day to ensure that the Commonwealth’s transportation system kept operating. You did so even when there was a lack of PPE being provided. …

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