Video: Pres. Hanley on ‘Rocking the Transit World’

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TV Ad: Proud to serve the people of Massachusetts!

The Carmen’s Union is proud to serve the people of Massachusetts and exemplifies what’s great about the Commonwealth and our country by bringing together people from different backgrounds. Click on the video below to see some of the great men and women who will be working all weekend on the MBTA to help get our riders…

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Fighting For A Better Workstation

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Below is a short video about the International ATU’s Campaign to Fix Driver Workstations, which we encourage you to watch. In the video, International ATU President Larry Hanley explains how he is looking for all locals, including Local 589, to approve a “Resolution to End Fatalities and Injuries Resulting From Poor Bus…

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New TV Ad: Winter Is Here

Winter is here and everyone is nervous what this means for the MBTA. Whatever Winter brings the members of the Boston Carmen’s Union are here to help get you where you need to go. Click on the video below to watch our new TV ad.

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Hero Bus Driver

Everyday, our members perform daily acts of kindness in the course of their work. Although the majority go unseen, one of our riders witnessed and tweeted about one today involving Charlestown Operator Emil Hovanesian, which caught the attention of WBZ-TV Assignment Editor Andrea Courtois. Click on the video below to learn how Emil stopped his…

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Chronicle Segment Includes Local 589 Members

On Tuesday, Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 did a segment on the largely unseen workforce that keeps things moving. Of course, you could do a segment about keeping things moving without talking about the members of Local 589. In this segment, they focus on our hard-working members who work to maintain the system in the wee…

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Video: Which Side Are You On?

Below is a compilation of video and photos (courtesy John Clancy) from the ATU mobilization in Cleveland, Ohio. The song played along in the background is, “Which Side Are You On?,” written by Florence Reece. Reece was the wife of Sam Reece, a union organizer for the United Mine Workers in Harlan County, Kentucky. In…

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Video: Pres. Hanley on ‘Rocking the Transit World’

Watch video here Text from the video: The stakes in the U.S. election are higher than ever before. What’s at stake? The future of our jobs, our children, the labor movement, mass transit and all working families. That’s why all transit workers need to help us get out the vote. ATU has been busy gearing…

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