2011 Scholarship Winners!

Dear Brothers and Sisters: The following people have been awarded the 2011 Boston Carmen’s Union Scholarships for $1,000.00.  We would like to offer our congratulations on the dedication and hard work that they have exhibited throughout their high school years and we wish them the very best in their college pursuits.

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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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MBTA bus slams into Roxbury building; five suffer minor injuries, officials say

By Globe Staff | April 11, 2011 The driver of an MBTA bus lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a building when he was assaulted by passengers, an outbreak of violence that began when the driver asked a passenger to put out a cigarette, officials said this afternoon. Five people were transported to …

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