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Unions are making a remarkable return

By Star-Ledger Guest Columnist | Sep 2, 2019 By John Costa Once thought to be on their dying breath, unions in the United States are bouncing back, driven by immense public interest in combating income inequality and creating a better and fairer experience for current and future generations of Americans. As the international president of the …

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Video: Pyrotechnics preceded June derailment

Commonwealth Magazine | Andy Metzger | July 3, 2019 A VIDEO OF the Red Line derailment on June 11 from the vantage point of the JFK/UMass Station shows the Braintree-bound train coming into view around a slight curve when a big flash occurs toward the rear of the train. The Boston Carmen’s Union put some of …

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WBUR Poll: Just 29% Approve Of The Way Baker Has Handled The MBTA

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WBUR | By Zeninjor Enwemeka | June 27, 2019 Boston-area voters are really frustrated with transportation — and they don’t like how the MBTA has been handled by state leaders, according to a new WBUR poll (topline results, crosstabs). Compared with five years ago, just 4% of survey respondents say it’s gotten easier to get around the region. …

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