Sep 26

MBTA Police Chief: ‘No Credible Threat’ Against Boston Public Transit

By Chris Caesar Boston.com Staff September 25, 2014 7:33 PM Officials in New England are weighing in on a recent threat from the Islamic State group claiming it was planning attacks targeting subway systems in New York City and Paris. “There is no information that either the MBTA or Boston is a specific subject of …

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Sep 18

Local 589 Members, DOT Approve 4-year Working and Pension Agreements

Photo caption: Local 589's Executive Board with the Labor Bureau's Tom Roth, briefed members on the details of the Working and Pension Agreements on Sunday.

A packed house of Boston Carmen’s Union members overwhelmingly approved 4-year working and pension agreements on Sunday, September 14th. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) Board approved both agreements on Wednesday, September 17th. On Sunday morning, Local 589 members gathered at the Boston Teachers Union where they listened to the details of both agreements, asked …

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Sep 17

Executive Board Attends Mass AFL-CIO Political Convention

Local 589's Executive Board seen here with House Speaker Robert DeLeo

The Executive Board of Local 589 were active participants in the Massachusetts AFL-CIO Political Convention held September 15-16th, where Organized Labor took up candidate endorsements after the primaries. Several statewide, Congressional and local candidates addressed the Convention asking for support in the November final election. Panels on the ballot referendums provided information on Questions #1, …

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