MBTA Transit Union employees donate $2,000 worth of toys to children in need

Members of Boston’s Local 589, which represents 6,000 transit employees, donated $2,000 worth of toys for children and families in need in the Greater Boston area.COURTESY OF BOSTON CARMEN’S UNION LOCAL 589

Boston Globe | By Maysoon Khan | December 21, 2021 The largest union representing MBTA transit employees is helping to make the holidays a bit brighter for families in need in Greater Boston. Boston Carmen’s Local 589 donated $2,000 worth of toys to the Annual DiDomenico Foundation Toy Drive, the union said in a press …

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MBTA Board of Directors Approves Ratified Contract

Today, our new contract, which was overwhelmingly ratified by the membership Sunday, has been officially approved by the MBTA Board of Directors. The new contract goes into effect retroactively from July 1, 2021 and extends to June 30, 2023. This contract is a big win for our union after a challenging year. In this new …

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President Jim Evers At Signing of Historic Infrastructure Bill

President Jim Evers At Signing of Historic Infrastructure Bill

After years of gridlock, the nation has finally greenlit the once-in-a-generation Infrastructure Framework package, investing $1.2 trillion into our roads, bridges, and transportation systems. Local 589 President Jim Evers was recently honored with an invitation to Washington D.C. to witness President Biden sign this historic bill into law. “It was a tremendous honor to represent …

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