Volunteers Needed for Phone Banks!

Dear brothers and sisters, As you know, our rights, our livelihoods, and our families are under attack with current efforts to privatize the MBTA. However, let us be clear, this is not only an attack on Local 589―it is an attack on the labor movement itself! In response, Local 589’s executive board has organized phone …

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Couple Charged With Beating MBTA Employee At Downtown Crossing

BOSTON (CBS) – A Boston couple was arrested Sunday, accused of assaulting an MBTA employee at Downtown Crossing. Robert Snyder, 45, of Roxbury and Shayla Witts, 28, a homeless Boston resident, were arrested at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday after an alleged assault that left an MBTA employee hospitalized. Police said that while the MBTA worker …

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Boston Globe: T, union feud over arbitrator’s award

Boston Globe | October 4, 2013 | By Martine Powers The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 have filed dueling lawsuits in a dispute over an arbitrator’s award that would increase T workers’ salaries by an average of 10.4 percent, giving many employees an extra $10,000 to $14,000 in raises retroactive …

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