“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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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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The transit cuts keep coming. The layoffs are endless. Fare increase push customers away. Not long ago, a transit worker had a good middle class job for life. Those days are over. Will the crisis ever end? Only if we fight back, and THAT TIME IS NOW! This year, ATU is launching a new program …
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