Tag: Local 589 President / Business Agent Jimmy O’Brien

MBTA General Manager Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott accepts Local 589’s Jimmy O’Brien #ALSIceBucketChallenge and nominates ATU International President Larry Hanley. Also helping her with the challenge is Local 589’s Larry Kelly and Charlie, the T’s mascot.

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Video: O’Brien Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

James O'Brien

While standing in front of Local 589’s office and in addition to making a donation to ALS, President Jimmy O’Brien took the #ALSIceBucketChallenge and then nominated Doug Taylor, Local 589’s Executive Board, and MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott. You have 24 hours and please make a donation to ALS.

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Public Transit Workers Gain Assault Protections in Mass. Budget

Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 Hails Passage of Language that Allows Police to Arrest Persons Suspected of Assaulting an MBTA Worker Facing an increasing number of assaults on transit workers, including incidents from spitting to punching, the Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 hailed the passage of language in the state budget that will …

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