Category: News

In The News

An article in Commonwealth Magazine (“MBTA pension costs rising at fast pace”) says the MBTA oversight board raised concerns that pension costs at the transit agency are spiraling out of control, and called on unions and management to come to some accord to rein in spending. In the article, President Jimmy O’Brien said the transit authority …

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Chronicle Segment Includes Local 589 Members

On Tuesday, Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 did a segment on the largely unseen workforce that keeps things moving. Of course, you could do a segment about keeping things moving without talking about the members of Local 589. In this segment, they focus on our hard-working members who work to maintain the system in the wee …

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Press Coverage from T Payroll Lawsuit

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For those who may have missed it, below are some of the articles written about the lawsuit we filed against the MBTA for a range of payroll issues, including failing to pay our members on time and for work performed, as well as miscalculating overtime since the implementation of a new payroll system back in July …

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