Tag: Local 589 Executive Board

Update about Friday’s court proceedings re: arbitration award.

Brothers & Sisters, Just a quick update about Friday’s court proceedings regarding the MBTA’s appeal of our arbitration award. Judge Troy presided and heard the T attorneys basically argue that the judge should rule that the T can and should be allowed to continue our migration into the GIC, while the T presented future evidence …

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Update: MBTA Sues to Set Aside Arbitrator’s Award


Dear Local 589 Members: We have just received word from our attorneys that the MBTA has sued in Suffolk Superior Court to set aside the award of Arbitrator Sarah Kerr Garraty. That award set the terms of our contract between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2014. After consulting with legal counsel and considering our …

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Standing Room Crowd For Arbitration Award Meeting

Photo of the over 650 members that packed Florian Hall to review the Arbitrator's Award and ask questions.

It was standing room only as over 650 members packed Florian Hall on Sunday morning to review the Arbitrator’s Award and ask questions. Local 589’s executive board and chief negotiator, Tom Roth, presented the details of the Arbitrator’s Award for the Boston Carmen’s Union contract. The contract award covers 4-years (June 2010 to June 2014) …

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