Category: Press Release

Press Release: Frontline Transit Workers Demand Vaccine Relief and Coordination As Baker Task Force Appears To Stall Satellite Sites

Vaccine distribution site in Quincy was expected to vaccinate thousands of MBTA employees — but workers say Governor dropped the ball BOSTON, MA– Frontline transit workers across the nation have been disproportionately afflicted with and killed by COVID-19. Now, essential transit workers in Massachusetts say Governor Charlie Baker is jeopardizing their lives and public health by letting red tape …

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Local 589 Sues MBTA for Payroll System Failures

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*PRESS RELEASE* Media Contact: Cayenne Isaksen 617-646-1028 | cisaksen@oneillandassoc.com BOSTON CARMEN’S UNION FILES CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST MBTA FOR DAMAGES DUE TO REPEATED PAYROLL SYSTEM FAILURES August 8, 2018 – The Boston Carmen’s Union filed a Class Action Lawsuit in Suffolk Superior Court Tuesday afternoon against the MBTA on behalf of its members, MBTA employees who have suffered …

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Media Release: Boston Carmen’s Union Presents on Status of the MBTA Retirement Fund

BOSTON, MA (June 14, 2017) – The Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 on Wednesday provided a presentation on the status of the MBTA Retirement Fund (MBTARF) to members of the Legislature, refuting recent information released by the MBTA about the status of the fund. MBTA management has sought to present the fund as “in crisis,” …

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Boston City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution on MBTA Privatization Plans

*PRESS RELEASE* Media Contact: Cayenne Isaksen 617-646-1028 cisaksen@oneillandassoc.com Boston City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution on MBTA Privatization Plans Resolution calls on Baker Administration to provide “transparent briefing regarding privatization plans of MBTA” BOSTON, MA (November 2, 2016) – Transit workers from the Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 attended the Boston City Council meeting today to …

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