Category: Statement

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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Proud to represent you!

Dear Union Brothers & Sisters, Just wanted to take a moment to recognize ANOTHER outstanding job done by Local 589/MBTA employees in regards to the problems this morning on the Redline.

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President John Lee Speaks Out Against Driver Assault

“The escalating number of assaults and physical confrontations directed against my members is disturbing and unacceptable. Yesterday’s bus driver assault is under investigation and Local 589 will refrain from comment on this incident until the investigation is completed.

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