Category: Announcement

T workers’ union calls for passage of bill to crack down on assaults on drivers

By Martin Finucane, Globe Staff The union that represents thousands of MBTA workers says an attack on a bus driver by more than a dozen teens underlines the need to crack down on assaults on public transit workers. “The Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 is relieved and thankful that the Bus Driver, attacked in …

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President Lee Issues Statement on Last Night’s Driver Assault

The mob assault of an MBTA Bus Driver shows the need for the legislature and public safety officials to make prosecuting assaults on public transit workers a priority. The Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 is relieved and thankful that the Bus Driver, attacked in the early morning hours, was not more seriously injured. However …

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Celebrating Black History Month

On Friday, members of Local 589 joined together with fellow employees from across the MBTA to celebrate Black History Month. The event, which was held at the Cabot Garage, was a time to reflect on the past, present, and future. Local 589 Executive Board members Patrick Hogan and Terry Reed spoke along with General Manager Dr. Beverly …

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