Category: Statement

Boston Carmen’s Union Statement on Governor’s MBTA Bill

Below is a statement from the Executive Board of the Boston Carmen’s Union regarding the Governor’s MBTA bill. “The Governor’s Special Panel on the MBTA highlighted deep and pervasive management problems at the MBTA. While we agree with many of the recommendations of their report, eliminating the Pacheco Law will only make a bad situation …

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Statement by The Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589

The incident in Revere last night is under an on-going investigation by the Suffolk County District Attorney, State Police, and MBTA Police. While the facts are still being determined it would be inappropriate for Local 589 to comment. The bus operator is emotionally distraught and unavailable for comment. Our Union’s thoughts and prayers are with the family of …

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Statement by President John Lee

Earlier this month a regular internal audit uncovered irregularities in the Union’s treasury.  The positive news for MBTA riders and taxpayers is that this exclusively involved Union funds – no MBTA funds and no taxpayer money was involved in any manner.

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