Archive for March 2018

Educational Workshop: Why “Right to Work” Is WRONG

Educational Workshop: Why “Right to Work” Is WRONG WHEN: April 8th @ 9 AM WHERE: Boston Teachers Union Hall, 180 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester, MA Right to work gives you the “right” to work for lower wages, in unsafe conditions, and without a pension or other benefits. All members (who are not working) as well as retirees are strongly…

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Endorsed Candidates for 2018 Elections

Dear brothers and sisters, The executive board and membership of the Boston Carmen’s Union, Local 589 have endorsed the following candidates in their upcoming elections in September and November of 2018: U.S. Cong. Mike Capuano, 7th Congressional District State Rep. Joan Meschino, 3rd Plymouth District State Rep. Adrian Madaro, 1st Suffolk District Boston City Councilor…

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ATU’s 2018 Basketball Tournament

Local 589 would like to put a team together to compete in the ATU’s 2018 Basketball Tournament. If you would like to join this team and represent Local 589, tryouts are at Orchard Gardens Boys & Girls Club on April 4 from 7pm to 9pm. For more information, please contact Delegate Allen Lee at (617)…

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ATU’s Ben Gordon Educates Membership about Janus vs. AFSCME

At Tuesday’s meeting of the membership, Ben Gordon with the International ATU provided an overview of the Janus vs. AFSCME case before the U.S. Supreme Court. As you may know, this case is part of a larger right-to-work campaign. Click here to view Ben’s presentation. The executive board is looking for members to assist in…

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FMCB Board Recognizes Our Members

We know how hard our members work every day, great to see MBTA management recognize their hard work at today’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) meeting. Congratulations to everyone who was honored, and a big thank you to all of our members who work so hard to keep Massachusetts moving.

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Happy Transit Driver Appreciation Day!

Today is Transit Driver Appreciation Day (TDAD). We would like to thank all our members (drivers as well as those who support the drivers) for keeping Massachusetts moving. You don’t have an easy job, but you make it look that way because you are dedicated and hard-working professionals. For more information about TDAD, visit

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Payroll Lawsuit

Brothers and sisters, Our attorney is collecting pay stubs with incorrect payroll errors for evidence in our lawsuit. Please scan, fax (617-695-9982), email, or hand deliver a copies of your pay stubs to Peggy LaPaglia ( or myself ( so we can get this case moving. If you have any questions, e-mail us using the…

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