Category Archive: Assault

May 21

Statement from Boston Carmen’s Union President, Jimmy O’Brien, in response to attack on MBTA Bus Driver

“Bus operators have the hardest jobs in the MBTA. Everyday operators are harassed. Assaults have become too common. Many no longer report all of the incidents because they have come to expect it as part of their job. This is unacceptable. The vast majority of operators are on old buses that lack sufficient safety barriers. …

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Feb 17

Local 589 Offers Condolences for Slain ATU Bus Driver in Canada

Of behalf of all the members of the Boston Carmen’s Union, Local 589’s Executive Board would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of brother Irvine Fraser and our union brothers and sisters at Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505. Brother Fraser was a 58-year-old Winnipeg Transit driver and member of ATU, Local 1505. …

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Jan 01

Quincy Man Arrested in Newton, Charged with Assaulting MBTA Worker

Quincy Patch | By Daniel Libon | December 31, 2016 6:29 pm ET NEWTON, MA — A Quincy man faces charges after allegedly indecently assaulting an MBTA employee. John Alves, 34, was arrested at the Riverside Green Line Station in Newton. He faces a charge of indecent assault and battery, according to transit police. On …

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