Letter: Doom and gloom over MBTA’s pension system is an overreaction

James O'Brien

Below is President O’Brien’s letter to the Boston Globe’s editors in response to their recent story about the MBTA’s pension fund. It was printed in today’s paper. March 04, 2019 Re “MBTA woes can’t be cured without pension reform” (Editorial, Feb. 25): No one wants the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s pension fund to succeed more …

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Local 589 Team Tryouts for 2019 ATU Int’l Basketball Tournament

Tryouts for Local 589’s basketball team, which will compete in the 2019 ATU International Basketball Tournament (June 12-16) in Duncanville, TX, are the next three Wednesdays (March 6, 13, 20) at the Brooke High School and Eighth Grade Academy (200 American Legion Highway, Boston, MA 02124) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This is a …

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Standing with our brothers and sisters of UFCW, Local 1445

Local 589 President Jimmy O’Brien and Delegate Mike Keller for Equipment Maintenance were photographed by the Boston Globe at yesterday’s rally to support our brothers and sisters of UFCW, Local 1445. 

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