Category: MBTA Operations

MBTA Payroll Error

Good Morning Everyone, Earlier this month, the union was notified about a payroll error made by the MBTA. While the retro checks issued to you on April 1st were supposed to be based on the period of 7/1/21 to 1/15/22, the MBTA added hours worked in late January and February to their calculations. This, in …

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Fully Electric Bus Fleet to be in Quincy

Last week the MBTA held the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Quincy bus maintenance facility, scheduled to be completed in 2024. With the ability to house 120 buses, this new facility will be the first entirely electric bus fleet, part of the MBTA’s initiative to replace vehicles with clean, zero-emission buses. This is just one …

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Juneteenth Day Is a Paid Holiday

Juneteenth Day

Dear Brothers & Sisters, Earlier today, the MBTA sent out a notification regarding President Biden’s recent signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. The T’s notification, cluttered with distinctions between affiliated and non-affiliated employees is understandably confusing, so I’d like to clear it up. In recognition of this important holiday, the men and women …

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