Tag: Jimmy O’Brien

Carmen’s chief sets record straight

Commonwealth Magazine | By James O’Brien | Mar 18, 2017 IT’S TIME TO set the record straight on why the Boston Carmen’s Union agreed to open up its contract with the MBTA, negotiate amendments that greatly benefit the T, and help the authority climb out of the financial hole it’s in thanks to decades of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://carmensunion589.org/2017/03/carmens-chief-sets-record-straight/

City Council concerned more MBTA privatization could lead to discriminatory service

Boston Metro | By Kristin Toussaint | Nov. 2, 2016 Concerns about how more privatization efforts from the MBTA could lead to widespread discriminatory practices of transportation services prompted the Boston City Council on Wednesday to unanimously request a briefing from Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration. Residents have experienced multiple issues with Keolis Commuter Services, the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://carmensunion589.org/2016/11/city-council-concerned-mbta-privatization-lead-discriminatory-service/

Gov. Baker Says Operator Did Not Follow Protocol During Orange Line Emergency

CBS | October 27, 2016 6:05 PM BOSTON (CBS) – There are new questions about the safety of the MBTA after passengers kicked out windows to escape a smoky Orange Line train Wednesday afternoon. Governor Charlie Baker says it was more chaotic because of what the operator did but union members say he is a …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://carmensunion589.org/2016/10/gov-baker-says-operator-not-follow-protocol-orange-line-emergency/