Tag: Pioneer Institute

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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Jan 29

What gives with T’s sweetheart deal?

People boarding a Blue Line train.

Commonwealth Magazine | By Bruce Mohl | Jan 29, 2016 The Pioneer Institute released a report this week highlighting what it called a “sweetheart deal” for MBTA employees, but union officials are saying the deal isn’t as sweet as the analysis or the resulting news stories would suggest. Pioneer’s report, written by Mary Connaughton, focused …

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Sep 28

Labor is right to note that privatization won’t solve T’s woes

The following letter written by President James O’Brien to the editor of the Boston Globe appeared in today’s paper: LETTERS Labor is right to note that privatization won’t solve T’s woes September 28, 2015 In Joan Vennochi’s Sept. 13 column (“Labor leaders’ hot rhetoric has grown cold”), organized labor is criticized for attacking the Pioneer …

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