Jun 14

Media Release: Boston Carmen’s Union Presents on Status of the MBTA Retirement Fund

BOSTON, MA (June 14, 2017) – The Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 on Wednesday provided a presentation on the status of the MBTA Retirement Fund (MBTARF) to members of the Legislature, refuting recent information released by the MBTA about the status of the fund. MBTA management has sought to present the fund as “in crisis,” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://carmensunion589.org/2017/06/media-reease-boston-carmens-union-presents-status-mbta-retirement-fund/

May 22

Testimony from today’s (5/22) MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board

Boston Carmen's Union President Jimmy O'Brien seen here testifing before the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board about the MBTARF.

This afternoon, Boston Carmen’s Union President Jimmy O’Brien testified before the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board about the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Retirement Fund (MBTARF). FMCB Testimony – MBTARF Jimmy O’Brien, Boston Carmen’s Union May 22, 2017 While the members of this board know that I am a board member of the MBTA Retirement …

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Permanent link to this article: http://carmensunion589.org/2017/05/testimony-todays-522-mbta-fiscal-management-control-board/

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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