Category: Announcement

Feb 06

Congrats IAM Local 264!

Earlier this week, Commonwealth Magazine reported that the MBTA abandoned efforts to privatize bus repair work at three garages after IAM Local 264 agreed to wage and work rule concessions that will save the authority $4.1 million a year, an amount that was well below the original estimates of savings with privatization. According to the article, …

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Feb 01

GIC Votes 12-2 To Undo Health Plan Consolidation

State House News Service | By Andy Metzger | February 01, 2018 Upending a controversial move to cut three carriers from the health insurance menu available to public employees, the Group Insurance Commission voted as forecast on Thursday to reconsider its Jan. 18 vote. The board two weeks ago voted 8-5 with two abstentions to …

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