Looking Ahead This Independence Day

Happy 4th of July

Sisters and Brothers, Throughout the past 245 years, the United States of America has developed into a strong democratic nation, and this weekend we celebrate our freedom and honor the hard-working people who continue to make our country so great. Not only did the City of Boston play an essential role in the American Revolution, …

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New MBTA Board Needs a Rider and a Worker on It

Boston Carmen’s Union President Jim Evers and Alternatives for Community and Environment Executive Director Dwaign Tyndal penned an article for WBUR that says workers and riders are central to the MBTA’s purpose and functioning and, as a result, deserve a place on its governing board. “They [a worker and rider] will bring a much-needed perspective …

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Juneteenth Day Is a Paid Holiday

Juneteenth Day

Dear Brothers & Sisters, Earlier today, the MBTA sent out a notification regarding President Biden’s recent signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. The T’s notification, cluttered with distinctions between affiliated and non-affiliated employees is understandably confusing, so I’d like to clear it up. In recognition of this important holiday, the men and women …

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