Category: Announcement

State Senate Defeats Attacks on Taxpayer Protection Act

Amendments to the state budget, offered during the State Senate debate, that would have impacted health care collective bargaining rights and stripped taxpayers of protections against privatization schemes were defeated on voice votes in late May. An attempt to increase the threshold to allow the public services to be privatized lost on a voice vote …

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Local 589 College Scholarship Winners

Six students, the sons and daughters of Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 members, will be getting financial assistance through the Union’s college scholarship program this fall. Assistant Secretary Peggy LaPaglia presented the six Local 589 families with their scholarship awards at the Massachusetts AFL-CIO Scholarship event on May 10th. The Local 589 Scholarship award winners …

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Police arrest man who allegedly spat on bus driver

Boston Globe | May 9, 2012 | By Colin A. Young Boston police today arrested a 21-year-old man who allegedly spat on an MBTA bus driver in Roxbury last month, authorities said. Rafael GuzmanRafael Guzman of Boston was arrested at the corner of Washington and Boylston streets shortly before noon on an assault charge, police …

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