Boston Carmen’s Union Recognized for Supporting Public Transportation

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41st MBTA Bus Roadeo

Hats off to our union brothers and sisters who competed in this year’s annual MBTA Bus Roadeo, especially Reynaldo Beato who took the top place for the second year in a row. WBUR had a great piece on the event. Click here to listen it.

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2019 MBTA Bus Roadeo

Join us in congratulating all our union brothers and sisters who competed in today’s 2019 MBTA Bus Roadeo — especially seven-time champion Willis Rose who took first place. This year was one of the biggest turnouts in awhile with 49 competitors in all. #WeMoveMA #589Pride Thanks to Jordan King for the photo.

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Rail Rodeo

Congratulations to Green Line Motorman Joe Lynch on his first place win in today’s rail rodeo. Joe will be representing the MBTA and Local 589 at the international rail rodeo in San Francisco next summer. In addition to Joe, Rohan Surujbally and Brian McDonough came in second and third place. Great job by everyone who…

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589 Members Recognized for Volunteer Service

Local 589 members who volunteered their time for the wakes and funerals of two Boston Fire Fighters, a Boston Police Gang Unit officer and a Plymouth Police Officer were honored on June 3rd at a special recognition ceremony. The event, attended by the Local 589 Executive Board, MBTA officials and Police and Fire Department leadership…

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Contest To Design a New Union Pin

Dear 589 Members, We are having a contest to design a new union pin. This contest will start on May 1st and end on Nov. 1st. The winner will be announced at the November Union meeting and will receive a new Apple IPad. You can send your design to the union hall by way of…

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Boston Carmen’s Union Recognized for Supporting Public Transportation

Community Labor United (CLU), a coalition of community, religious, neighborhood and labor organizations, honored the Boston Carmen’s Union at their “Salt of the Earth” Awards on June 6th. Local 589 President / Business Agent John Lee was among five awardees recognized by CLU for organizing victories and successful advocacy campaigns. The Boston Carmen’s Union, in…

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