Archive for August 2019

Take Care Of Yourself

Dear 589 Family, The words Don’t Forget to Take Care of Yourself on a note card pinned to a cork notice board as a reminder to look after our own mental and physical health More often than normal, we’re seeing our brothers and sisters pass away on the job or slightly after retirement. Our health…

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Supplemental Benefits Enrollment Schedule

Local 589 members will have the opportunity to participate in the union-sponsored supplemental benefits program (September 4 – 13, 2019), which includes the following supplemental benefits:  Accident Insurance – pays for injuries & treatments resulting from an accident Critical Illness Insurance – pays a lump sum benefit if you suffer from a critical illness such as heart attack…

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Your Safety Is Our 1st Priority

Good Morning Brothers and Sisters, We are aware that an operator out of the Southampton Garage was recently assaulted. These assaults on bus operators are truly getting out of control and these assailants need to be held accountable for their actions. Make no mistake, this matter is going to be investigated and the membership updated.…

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Take Your Time!

Good Afternoon 589 Family, This is a friendly reminder to all operating personnel, especially Green Line operators, to take your time as your vehicle speed is being monitored. Your awareness, safety, and ability to help create a better, safer working environment is imperative. All operating personnel should exercise extreme patience and caution while operating an…

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