Category: Legal

Update about Friday’s court proceedings re: arbitration award.

Brothers & Sisters, Just a quick update about Friday’s court proceedings regarding the MBTA’s appeal of our arbitration award. Judge Troy presided and heard the T attorneys basically argue that the judge should rule that the T can and should be allowed to continue our migration into the GIC, while the T presented future evidence …

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Boston Globe: T, union feud over arbitrator’s award

Boston Globe | October 4, 2013 | By Martine Powers The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 have filed dueling lawsuits in a dispute over an arbitrator’s award that would increase T workers’ salaries by an average of 10.4 percent, giving many employees an extra $10,000 to $14,000 in raises retroactive …

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DOL Report on ATU Convention Challenges

Dear ATU Member, Immediately following the 56th Convention of the ATU, there was a campaign launched to cloud the results of our elections and discredit the Hanley/Baker team. That campaign included anonymous websites making false claims against ATU leaders and more than 100 objections to the election filed at the US Department of Labor. The …

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Judge Rules Against Lawsuit; Union to Appeal

Union Attorney Paul Hynes

Union Attorney Paul Hynes briefs members on lawsuit decision made by Judge Linda E. Giles and the Union’s ability to appeal the ruling. Click here for full decision Click here for article in the Boston Globe regarding the issue.

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