Category: Assault

Jul 25

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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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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