Category: Announcement

Free Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing for MBTA Employees

Picture of drive-through COVID-19 testing.

Dear Brother and Sisters,  Free drive-through COVID-19 testing is now available for T employees every Thursday from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the MBTA Everett Facility (80 Broadway Street). There is also a walk-up option at the same location. Click here to sign-up for testing and they will confirm your appointment via email. Please …

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E-Board Visit to Charlestown/Bennett Bus Garage

Local 589’s Executive Board is committed to maintaining a close connection with the members we serve. Upon the start of this term, we decided to establish regular field visits to each of the garages, shops, and barns of our local. Unfortunately, COVID-19 forced us to take a step back from these planned visits. As the …

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Unemployment Scam

scam alert

The MBTA Human Resources Department has gotten more reports lately of unemployment claims being filed without their knowing it. If you get mail from the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) about an unemployment claim that you didn’t file, that’s a sign of suspicious activity. What you should do: Email Benefits@mbta.com Take a picture of any …

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2020 Golf Tournament

Don’t miss this year’s annual golf tournament on Friday, September 25, 2020, at the Brookmeadow Country Club at 100 Everendon Rd, Canton, MA 02021. Shotgun start 8:00 a.m. Make your own foursome or enter as a single. First come, first served. Course spikeless shoe policy in effect. Awards ceremony and Texas-Style Barbecue immediately following the …

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