Tag: Gov. Charlie Baker

Mar 18

Carmen’s chief sets record straight

Commonwealth Magazine | By James O’Brien | Mar 18, 2017 IT’S TIME TO set the record straight on why the Boston Carmen’s Union agreed to open up its contract with the MBTA, negotiate amendments that greatly benefit the T, and help the authority climb out of the financial hole it’s in thanks to decades of …

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Nov 02

City Council concerned more MBTA privatization could lead to discriminatory service

Boston Metro | By Kristin Toussaint | Nov. 2, 2016 Concerns about how more privatization efforts from the MBTA could lead to widespread discriminatory practices of transportation services prompted the Boston City Council on Wednesday to unanimously request a briefing from Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration. Residents have experienced multiple issues with Keolis Commuter Services, the …

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Nov 02

Boston City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution on MBTA Privatization Plans

*PRESS RELEASE* Media Contact: Cayenne Isaksen 617-646-1028 cisaksen@oneillandassoc.com Boston City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution on MBTA Privatization Plans Resolution calls on Baker Administration to provide “transparent briefing regarding privatization plans of MBTA” BOSTON, MA (November 2, 2016) – Transit workers from the Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 attended the Boston City Council meeting today to …

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