Category: Announcement

Remembering Brother Andrew Wong

Dear Brothers and Sisters, We are sad to announce the death of our union brother Andrew “Andy” Wong who passed away on Tuesday after contracting COVID-19. We extend our heartfelt condolences to Andy’s family, friends, and fellow workers. Andy was hired by the MBTA on May 4, 1998, and went on to a 22-year career. …

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Temperature Screening Starts Tomorrow

Below is a message from the GM about a new policy they are implementing to help protect members. Contact your delegate or a member of the executive board if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you, Local 589 Executive Board ▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️ Dear Colleagues, In our effort to improve the health and safety of our …

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Please Do Not Block off Areas in Your Buses!

Please Do Not Block off Areas of Your Buses!

Brothers and Sisters, Please know that bus operators are not to use seat belts to block off an area on their buses. It’s a major safety problem along with a fire hazard. The e-board understands that it might create more distance, but it is crucial not to do it. If you have any questions or …

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Childcare Survey

In the wake of the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Greater Boston Labor Council is working with Mayor Marty Walsh to identify childcare needs in the City of Boston. To help them provide emergency childcare in the most needed locations, click here to complete a survey. In solidarity, The Executive BoardBoston Carmen’s Union, Local 589

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