Oct 19

MBTA pays $1M for advice on privatization savings


Boston Herald | Matt Stout | Tuesday, October 18, 2016 The MBTA is quietly paying nearly $1 million to a consultant to “assess the options” for outsourcing jobs and services throughout the cash-strapped transit agency, the Herald has learned — further fanning the flames in a public feud between Gov. Charlie Baker and unions intent …

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Oct 17

Union: T overstates privatization savings


Commonwealth Magazine | By Bruce Mohl | Oct 17, 2016 THE UNION REPRESENTING EMPLOYEES in the MBTA’s cash collection and counting operation said on Monday that privatization of the work will yield savings of $330,000 in the first year, not the $5.4 million claimed by T officials. Patrick Hogan of the Boston Carmen’s Union told …

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Oct 13

Schedule Change for Monday’s Rally (10/17) At Cabot


Dear Local 589 Members, The time on the calendar for Monday’s rally (10/17) at the MBTA Cabot Bus Garage is incorrect. The rally will be starting at 6am and running to 9am. Also, the afternoon rally at the same location from 3-6pm has been canceled. If you have any questions, please call the union office. …

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