Category: News

New Transportation Poll

Boston Traffic

Among the poll’s major findings, 66% of voters think “urgent action” is needed to address transportation issues in Massachusetts and 80% support a general call for new money to invest in the transportation system.

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Interview with Marcus Taylor, Local 589’s New Assistant Secretary

Last Tuesday, our union brother Marcus Taylor was sworn in by President O’Brien as Local 589’s new assistant secretary. Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with Marcus for a quick interview. Below are the five questions we asked him and his answers.  1) Where are you from and how did you get interested …

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O’Brien Sets Record Straight on Overtime

James O'Brien

In a recent article in the Boston Globe (MBTA overtime spending spiked last year), President Jimmy O’Brien set the record straight that the surge in overtime is do to understaffing. Below is his quote from the article. Well, there’s the same amount of work to be done to run and maintain the buses and the …

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