Category Archive: Letter to the Editor

Jul 10

Letter to the Editor: Pension fund is not the way to fix the T

Boston Globe | July 10, 2017 The Boston Carmen’s Union has proved that we want to be a part of the solution at the MBTA. As the drivers, operators, and repairers of the buses, trolleys, and tracks, we know firsthand that the system needs significant investments. But you can’t fix the MBTA by cutting employees …

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Mar 02

President O’Brien pens letter to the editor of the Boston Herald re: Charlie Chieppo of the Pioneer Institute

Carmen’s Union on board Boston Herald | Letter to the Editor | Thursday, March 02, 2017 Charlie Chieppo of the Pioneer Institute is right about one thing — last year the Boston Carmen’s Union negotiated an historic contract with the MBTA that will save the transit agency $750 million over the next 25 years (“Outsourcing …

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May 09

Letters To Editor: T pension fund on track

Boston Herald | Monday, May 09, 2016 The Herald reports that the MBTA Retirement Fund “discloses virtually no other info on a regular basis” than its annual reports (“Auditor ‘had to start from scratch’ on delayed T pension 2015 report,” April 25). The Boston Carmen’s Union has advocated that more information be made public. In …

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