Category: Assault

Your Safety Is Our 1st Priority

Good Morning Brothers and Sisters, We are aware that an operator out of the Southampton Garage was recently assaulted. These assaults on bus operators are truly getting out of control and these assailants need to be held accountable for their actions. Make no mistake, this matter is going to be investigated and the membership updated. …

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Boston Union Honors Lynn Hero

  Item Live | Thomas Grillo | July 24, 2017 LYNN — The Boston Carmen’s Union honored a passenger who intervened when a knife-wielding passenger stabbed an MBTA bus driver. Charles Rozopoulos was treated to a pizza party and awarded a black union jacket by the union Monday, the same one worn by T drivers. …

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Statement from Boston Carmen’s Union President, Jimmy O’Brien, in response to attack on MBTA Bus Driver

“Bus operators have the hardest jobs in the MBTA. Everyday operators are harassed. Assaults have become too common. Many no longer report all of the incidents because they have come to expect it as part of their job. This is unacceptable. The vast majority of operators are on old buses that lack sufficient safety barriers. …

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