Tag: privatization

Stand with IAM, Local 264 This Monday (7/31)

Please join our union brothers and sisters of IAM Local 264 Boston for a rally against privatization of the MBTA this Monday (7/31) @ 10:30 a.m. outside the Transportation Building (10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA). All Local 589 retirees and members (who are not working) should attend.

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MBTA, Carmen’s Union back at loggerheads

Boston Globe | By Adam Vaccaro | July 15, 2017 So much for labor peace. Just seven months after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and its largest union reached a new labor contract, the two sides are again at loggerheads. Tensions flared last week over terms of the new agreement, when the union blocked management’s …

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Letter to the Editor: Pension fund is not the way to fix the T

Boston Globe | July 10, 2017 The Boston Carmen’s Union has proved that we want to be a part of the solution at the MBTA. As the drivers, operators, and repairers of the buses, trolleys, and tracks, we know firsthand that the system needs significant investments. But you can’t fix the MBTA by cutting employees …

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