Tag Archive: privatization

Jul 16

MBTA, Carmen’s Union back at loggerheads

Boston Globe | By Adam Vaccaro | July 15, 2017 So much for labor peace. Just seven months after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and its largest union reached a new labor contract, the two sides are again at loggerheads. Tensions flared last week over terms of the new agreement, when the union blocked management’s …

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://carmensunion589.org/2017/07/letter-editor-pension-fund-not-way-fix-t/

May 16

Don’t Miss Tomorrow’s Rally / Lobby Day At The State House!

Dear members,  Join our union brothers and sisters of IAM, Local 264, for a rally / lobby day TOMORROW (5/17) @ 9:30 AM in front of the Massachusetts State House to stop privatization of MBTA bus maintenance machinists . It’s time to invest in a transit system that works for all us―by providing quality, reliable service for …

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