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Don’t Let Workers Lose Their Economic Lifeline

It’s been nearly six months since National Grid locked 1,250 skilled gas workers out of their jobs and cut them off from their health insurance. Now these workers are in serious danger of losing the only source of income keeping their families afloat─unemployment insurance. National Grid wants to force families into economic insecurity in order …

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In The News

An article in Commonwealth Magazine (“MBTA pension costs rising at fast pace”) says the MBTA oversight board raised concerns that pension costs at the transit agency are spiraling out of control, and called on unions and management to come to some accord to rein in spending. In the article, President Jimmy O’Brien said the transit authority …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all our members, our riders, and their families. We would also like to recognize and thank our members who are working over the holiday to ensure our riders get to their destination safely and on time. #ThanksGivingTravel #RidersFirst

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