Category: MBTA Operations

MBTA, Carmen’s Union back at loggerheads

Boston Globe | By Adam Vaccaro | July 15, 2017 So much for labor peace. Just seven months after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and its largest union reached a new labor contract, the two sides are again at loggerheads. Tensions flared last week over terms of the new agreement, when the union blocked management’s …

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Important Message about Payroll

All MBTA employees still on the old payroll system will receive their last check tomorrow (7/12/17). If you requested an advance, you will get a check next Friday (7/21/17). The first biweekly paycheck from the new system will be issued on 7/28/17. For your convenience, attached is the Commonwealth pay calendar. If you have any …

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Uniform Survey for Members Who Work In Operations

Attention all Local 589 members who work in operations (i.e., bus operator, street car motorman, or motorman).   Please click on the following link to complete a short survey about our current uniform: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YHW76HC.   Once you have filled out the survey, click “Submit” at the bottom of the page.   If you have questions, …

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