Celebrating Black History Month

This month and always, please join the executive board in celebrating our black and brown union brothers and sisters for all they do to make Local 589 and our transit system great in the face of adversity. Local 589 and the MBTA are better for their hard work, strong voices, and countless contributions. #BlackHistoryMonth #WeAreBlackHistory …

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Safety Directive for Some Employees to Wear Composite Boots

Good Afternoon Brothers & Sisters, Beginning in March, a new safety directive will call for some employees to wear composite boots while working on the MBTA’s right-of-way. To facilitate the implementation of this safety directive, the T is outfitting employees in certain areas with free boots. Some employees have reported being unable to access the …

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Winter 2023 Carmen’s Quarterly is Out Now

photo of cover of the winter newsletter

We’re happy to announce that the latest edition of Carmen’s Quarterly is now available! You can read it online now, or check your mailbox for the print copy in the coming days. This edition highlights our successes from last year, celebrates pro-worker victories in the midterm elections, honors our retiring board members and newly elected …

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