Category: Announcement

Action Alert: Boston & Lowell Rallies for Locked Out USW Gasworkers

Dear Brothers and Sisters, National Grid wants to line the pockets of their executives on the backs of their highly skilled workforce and they are willing to jeopardize public safety for profits. They also took the extreme measure of cutting off workers’ health care benefits in a shameful effort to break the will of the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://carmensunion589.org/2018/07/action-alert-boston-lowell-rallies-for-locked-out-usw-gasworkers/

Supreme Court sides with Janus―but, no court can take away our union!

Brothers and Sisters, Today, on the last day of its session this year, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in the Janus v. AFSCME case. As expected, The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Janus and against working people and Unions in a 5-4 decision. You can read the full decision, here. Now, …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://carmensunion589.org/2018/06/supreme-court-sides-with-janus%e2%80%95but-no-court-can-take-away-our-union/

Local 589 Basketball Team Finishes 3rd in National ATU Tournament

A big congrats and thank you to Local 589’s basketball team that competed in this weekend’s ATU tournament in Atlanta, GA. There were 14 teams and Local 589, in its first time competing, finished 3rd! Seen in this photo: Jim Evers; Allen Lee; Travis Pettus, Sr.; Travis Pettus, Jr.; Gerald Cohen; Dion Martin; Leroyal Hariston; …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://carmensunion589.org/2018/06/local-589-basketball-team-finishes-3rd-in-national-atu-tournament/