Tag: Brian Shortsleeve

Action on the Money Room

Brothers and Sisters, By now, most of you have already seen the news. The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board rushed a decision to privatize today, taking a 4-0 vote to allow Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve to enter into contract negotiations with Brink’s to take over Money Room operations. It is clear that this …

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Statement: Boston Carmen’s Union Pickets, Shuts Down MBTA Money Room

The Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589, facing a vote to privatize their work at the MBTA Money Room today, took a stand against the outsourcing of their work to a private company. Members of the Executive Board, joined by fellow MBTA Union leaders and members, formed a picket line at the Money Room in Charlestown, …

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Media Coverage: Local 589 Fights Moves to Privatize Money Room

Below is some recent media coverage as Local 589 fights against the MBTA’s move to privatize the money room.   Union promises fight as MBTA moves to privatize cash-counting jobs Boston Globe | By Nicole Dungca | October 5, 2016 The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is poised to privatize dozens of jobs in its cash-counting …

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