Category: Benefit

Carmen’s Union chief defends perk that uses sick time to pad pension

Boston Herald | By Erin Smith | Wednesday, January 27, 2016 The head of the Boston Carmen’s Union blasted criticism of a plum union perk that allows T employees to pad their pensions with unused paid sick leave — saying the benefit actually helps combat absenteeism. “The MBTA for the past year has been saying our employees don’t …

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Golf Tournament Scores Big for 589 COPE

  Thank you to all our sponsors and players for making this year’s Boston Carmen’s Annual COPE Golf Tournament such a tremendous success. Although the overflow turnout of members and supporters were greeted with rain in the morning, the afternoon brought warm sunshine.  “It was truly a great day and we had a lot of fun while …

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Health & Welfare Trust Fund Forms Due June 1st

If you have not done so already, please make sure to fill out and fax the documents you received in the mail for joining the Health & Welfare Trust Fund and Davis Vision Program to the following number: (617) 222-1694. The deadline is June 1st. If you have not received anything, please call the MBTA’s …

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