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Photos from Local 589’s 3rd Annual Christmas Gala

An amazing time was had by the close to 700 people that attended Local 589’s 3rd Annual Christmas Gala at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. “It was a great night,” said Peggy LaPaglia, Local 589’s vice president and the organizer for the event. “On behalf of the executive board, we want to thank all our…

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Boston Union Honors Lynn Hero

  Item Live | Thomas Grillo | July 24, 2017 LYNN — The Boston Carmen’s Union honored a passenger who intervened when a knife-wielding passenger stabbed an MBTA bus driver. Charles Rozopoulos was treated to a pizza party and awarded a black union jacket by the union Monday, the same one worn by T drivers.…

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Photos: Local 589’s 2nd Annual Christmas Gala

An amazing time was had by the over 800 people that attended Local 589’s 2nd Annual Christmas Gala at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. “It was a great night,” said Jimmy O’Brien, Local 589’s president. “On behalf of the executive board, we want to thank all our members, retirees, and friends who helped to make…

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E-Board Visits Arborway Bus Garage

Today, Local 589’s E-Board had the pleasure of visiting with our members at the Arborway Bus Garage. Click here to see photos from the visit on our Facebook Page. Thank you to all members who took the time say hello, ask questions, and share their concerns with the e-board. If you missed the visit and…

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Another Successful Golf Tournament!

Thank you to all our sponsors and players for making this year’s golf tournament on Friday, August 3rd such a tremendous success.  We look forward to seeing you next year.  Click here to see photos from the tournament.

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Helping Others In Their Time Of Need

On September 13, 2012, the Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office along with the MBTA and the 589 Executive Board recognized the following bus operators who volunteered their time and skills to assist the Sheriff’s Office in their most difficult time of need.  The following bus operators provided transportation for hundreds of local and state law enforcement officers so…

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Photos from 100th Anniversary

Over 400 people came together to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the Boston Carmen’s Union, Local 589. ATU International President Larry Hanley, comedian Lenny Clarke, President of other locals, and many well-known politicians were in attendance. Special thanks to everyone that attended as well as all our sponsors. A great evening was had by all.…

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ATU Local 241 in Chicago meets with President Lee in Boston

Members of ATU Local 241 from Chicago and President John Lee met this past weekend to dicuss issues facing both organizations, such as contract negotiations / arbitration, grievances, service cuts – layoffs, training programs and many other issues.  When the meeting was over, all agreed that although we are from different cities, our issues and goals are…

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ATU Mass. Legislative Conference

This past Wednesday July 18, 2012, Boston Carmen’s Union, Local 589 President John Lee and members of the Executive Board joined with other Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Locals as part of the Mass. Legislative Conference. The purpose of …the meeting was to discuss issues pertaining to mass transit (i.e., the transportation bond bill, funding, debt,…

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