Category: Announcement

9/26/22 – Latest Retirement Negotiations Update

Brothers and Sisters, As many are aware, negotiations with MBTA management on retirement issues are ongoing and 589 has filed a recent lawsuit to help ensure those talks continue and that the prior arbitrators recommendations are not applied and are negotiated. As recently as Friday, it was agreed to continue those talks and the parties …

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Retro Payments

Dear Brothers and Sisters, For those who were not able to attend last night’s union meeting, I announced some good news. The retro payments that the MBTA was going to start taking back on Sept. 2nd was negotiated and the money will no longer be taken out of your paychecks. If you have any questions, …

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Evers Welcomes Biden to Boston

Evers Weclomes President Biden to Boston

Yesterday, Local 589 President Jim Evers was honored to be invited to be a part of the labor delegation that welcomed President Biden to Boston  to discuss the passage of the president’s bipartisan infrastructure bill, which authorizes up to $108 billion for public transportation – the largest federal investment in public transportation in the nation’s …

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