Archive for January 2019

Final Election Results for Assistant Secretary

Attached are the election results from today’s election for assistant secretary. Please join us in congratulating brother Marcus Taylor on his victory. Let’s also thank brother Jose Cruz on throwing his hat in the ring, and all those who voted in today’s election.

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2019 ATU International Basketball Tournament

Local 589 team that competed in last year’s tournament and came in third. Local 589 would like to put a team together to compete in the 2019 ATU International Basketball Tournament. The tournament will be held in Duncanville, Texas, and run from Wednesday, June 12 through Sunday, June 16, 2019. We are in the process…

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O’Brien Sets Record Straight on Overtime

In a recent article in the Boston Globe (MBTA overtime spending spiked last year), President Jimmy O’Brien set the record straight that the surge in overtime is do to understaffing. Below is his quote from the article. Well, there’s the same amount of work to be done to run and maintain the buses and the…

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Young Workers’ Winter Workshop Series

The Labor Guild and the Labor Guild Youth Caucus are proud to present the Young Workers’ Winter Workshop series. This free four-part event is aimed at millennial workers in the Boston area who are looking to get more involved in the labor movement. The workshop topics are designed to spark discussion and interest about key aspects of…

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Special Primary Election Results

Attached are the results from tonight’s special primary election. The two candidates (Cruz and Taylor) who received the most votes in the race for assistant secretary will face off in the final election on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019. Make sure to come out and vote. Richard Lee is the new barn captain for Cabot. Congrats…

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Our Youngest Unofficial Member

Ronald Batherwich and his daughter Arianna Ronald Batherwich and his daughter Arianna (8 years old) seen here at tonight’s union meeting. Ronald is a 15-year veteran bus driver out of Cabot. Arianna wears a T uniform, like her father, and attends every meeting. “It’s fun to learn about the union,” said Arianna. #ProudDad #589Pride

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Tax Information for 2018

2018 Union Dues______________$936.00 Total________________________$936.00 Health Insurance Cost All deductions for your health insurance in 2018 were PRE-TAXED. Therefore, they may not be deducted on your personal taxes. If you should need your health insurance deductions, they would appear on your last payroll stub of 2018. Fraternally, John A. ClancyRecording SecretaryATU Local 589

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Happy 2019!

Happy New Year to all our members and their families. Special thanks to our members who worked last night to help people celebrate safely.

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