Category: Announcement

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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A Message About This Friday’s Payroll

Local 589 E-board would like to announce that after numerous discussions between the union and the MBTA, this Friday’s payroll will include the difference for members who lost pay due to emergency scheduling. This would not have happened without the union advocating on behalf of the members. For any questions or if you believe your …

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Did You Take a COVID-19 Leave?

Local 589 members who took a COVID-19 leave between April 1st and December 31st of 2020 are entitled to an 80-hour paid leave benefit. Due to the high volume of reported pay discrepancies, the company will be reviewing any errors in COVID-19 leave. If you believe you had an issue, please reach out to your …

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Kennedy Says Legacy Is Earned

Two weeks before the primary election, Local 589’s endorsed candidate U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III is taking aim at U.S. Sen. Ed Markey’s record on racial justice and defending the Kennedy family from what he says are “attacks” from the senator. At a Tuesday press conference, Kennedy was joined by Black leaders from across the …

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