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Health & Welfare Fund

The Trust began offering benefits on July 1, 2015.  Prior to July 1, 2015 these benefits were offered directly to participating employees and retirees by the MBTA.  The cost of the Trust’s benefits are shared between the MBTA, Active employees and Retirees. The Fund is governed by a six member Board of Trustees, three of …

National Group Protection

National Group Protection (NGP) is a national leader in the implementation and enrollment of supplemental insurance benefits. Click here to learn more.

Pledge To Stand Together


Looking for money for your child’s college education? As a member in good standing, your child (graduating high school seniors) may be eligible for the following scholarships: 2023 National ATU Scholarship: Awards: Five $8,000 scholarships are awarded each year. A sixth $2,000 scholarship is available for award to an applicant who will attend a technical …

Union Plus Benefits

Union Plus is brought to you by Union Privilege, established by the AFL-CIO to provide consumer benefits to ATU members and retirees. Union Plus offers services and discounts, including savings on wireless service, travel and more. For a full list of Union Plus benefits, visit  

Mobile App & Portal

In 2019, the Local 589 Executive Board commissioned the development of a custom software platform aimed at enhancing connectivity between Members, Union Officers, and Delegates. The primary effort centered around the creation of a Mobile App containing content specifically designed for Local 589’s Active Members. Mobile App features are also accessible through an online Members Portal conveniently linked within …