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President Evers’ Testimony From Today’s FMCB Meeting

My name is Jim Evers. I am the new President of the Boston Carmen’s Union, representing over 4,100 hardworking members of the MBTA. I may be new to the Presidency but I am not new to this Union, this Executive Board, or the fight for our members. Once again, we find ourselves having to fight for our work. Today, …

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The FMCB Is Trying to Privatize Bus Routes

Photo of MBTA buses parked next to each other.

Brothers and Sisters, On Monday (1/27), the Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) is meeting at the State Transportation Building to discuss privatizing some new bus routes. Massachusetts State Sen. Marc Pacheco along with other elected officials and labor leaders will be in attendance at the FMCB’s meeting to testify against this bad idea. All retirees and …

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On MLK Jr. Day, ATU to honor the memory of International Secretary-Treasurer Oscar Owens

Oscar Owens

ATU International President John A. Costa released the following statement to mark this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: “This Monday, as people across the world honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., ATU will hold a memorial celebration of the life of our recently-departed International Secretary-Treasurer Oscar Owens.  “Oscar was the most revered and beloved African …

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Darlene Lombos installed as the Greater Boston Labor Council’s new Exec. Secretary-Treasurer

Congrats to Darlene Lombos who was installed last night as the Greater Boston Labor Council’s new Exec. Secretary-Treasurer. Darlene takes the reins from Rich Rogers who was first elected 17 years ago in 2003. We wish Darlene all the best in her new position and to Rich on his well-earned retirement. Joining Darlene and Rich …

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