Tag: privatization

Private MBTA Contractors Humilitate Blind Rider

Today, CBS Boston and the Boston Herald reported that two employees for a contractor that provides customer service at MBTA stations were fired after they got into a confrontation yesterday with a blind man. According to reports, the man was “physically obstructed from entering the platform” when he tried to follow other riders through the …

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Standing with IAM Local 264

Yesterday, Local 589’s execuitve board and members were proud to stand with our brothers and sisters from IAM Local 264 Boston at two rallies against further privatization of our public transportation system. The first rally was in the morning outside of the Transportation Building. The second was at the Lynn Garage. We appreciate the shout out …

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Privatization Rally This Tuesday (8/7)

Please join our union brothers and sisters of IAM Local 264 Boston for a rally against privatization of the MBTA this Tuesday (8/7) @ 8:00 a.m. outside the Transportation Building (10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA). All Local 589 retirees and members (who are not working) should attend. #solidarity #please_share

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