Archive for October 2020

RSVP for this Sunday’s (11/1) Virtual Rally for Joe Biden

“Strong unions helped to build the American middle class… Now more than ever, when so many of you have been working on the frontlines throughout this pandemic helping to keep our country running, you deserve a President who will have your back and fight every day on your behalf.” — Democratic Presidential nominee and former…

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Need to Renew Your Driver’s License?

In the midst of the pandemic, the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) gave extensions on license renewals for IDs that expired in March, April, May, June, July and August. The RMV is now beginning to go back to normal. Motorists with licenses expiring in October and beyond will not be given an extension. If…

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Supplemental Benefits Enrollment Schedule

Local 589 members will have the opportunity to participate in the union-sponsored supplemental benefits program (October 22-30, 2020), 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…

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E-mail Referencing Password Changes

Today, many of you received e-mail notices referencing password changes to an account for a Local 589 application that is in its final stage of development. Please ignore these notices as they were sent in error. Once the application is finalized and we are ready to launch, we will let you know so you can…

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Local 589 Golf Tournament Raises Money for COPE

This year’s annual golf tournament was another success. Local 589 members, members from other unions on the T, and friends filled all the foursomes at what has become the Carmen’s major membership event. Funds raised from the golf tournament go to support Local 589’s political and legislative efforts to improve conditions for MBTA workers. “We…

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Virtual Town Hall with Joe Biden

This past weekend, ATU International President John Costa led a discussion with the former Vice President on his campaign and his policies on transit and other issues important to ATU members and all working families. Click here to watch.

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Remembering Bernadin Etienne

Today in Everett we gathered to remember and celebrate the life of Bernadin Etienne. To his family, he was a father, a spouse, a friend, or a loved one. To us, he was a union brother. In our union we use the term “brother” as a term of endearment. It’s the way we recognize the…

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