Rallies to Protect OUR Work and Protest Draconian Service Cuts

As you have probably heard on TV or read in the news, starting next spring and summer, the MBTA has plans to eliminate commuter rail service on weekends and after 9 p.m. on weeknights, cease running all ferries, scrap 25 bus routes, and halt subways and buses at midnight, cut streetcar service through Mission Hill, and …

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MBTA Outlines Plan for Widespread Service Cuts in 2021

“It is the same old song of MBTA officials pushing austerity, rather than daring to ask the wealthy to pay their fair share, despite the strong public support for new revenues that will ensure high quality, affordable, safe public transportation,” said Jim Evers, president of the Boston Carmen’s Union that represents thousands of T employees, …

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Election Day Sign Holders Needed

Polling place.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,  Tomorrow is Election Day and several of our endorsed candidates could use some sign holders at the polls throughout the day. Rep. Tram Nguyen, Eighteenth Essex District (Andover, Boxford, North Andover, and Tewksbury). Click here to sign up for a shift to hold a sign. Rep. Dave Robertson, Nineteenth Middlesex District (Tewksbury, Wilmington). Below are the …

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Supporting our Endorsed Candidates

Over the last few months, Local 589 members have been holding signs for our endorsed candidates. In this photo, Local 589 President Jim Evers, Rapid Transit/AFC Delegate Roudy Jean, and Barn Captain Bob Barclay we’re in Rockland yesterday holding signs for Emmanuel Dockter for State Representative. Click here to see some other photos from yesterday. …

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