Monthly Archive: May 2015

May 24

Spare inspectors bid

New inspectors bid is out!!!  Spare bid is out for the green, blue, orange, red.  Please encourage as many operators as possible to apply before the bid closes on June 9th.

May 15

May Union Meeting

The President and executive board would like to thank everyone who came out to the meeting last night. Even though we had a higher turnout then usual more members need to come to the meetings! With the current legislation being debated in the senate it is important that all members stay active and informed.  Stay …

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May 12

Senate leaders reject Baker’s plan to shake up MBTA

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May 11

Rally at the statehouse!

MBTA union workers rallied on Beacon Hill Monday morning. By Nicole DungcaGLOBE STAFF  MAY 11, 2015 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority union workers and other labor supporters rallied outside the State House Monday as the Legislature prepared to hear testimony on the governor’s legislation to overhaul the embattled public transit agency. Union leaders called on workers to …

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May 08

One of the reasons we have the Pacheco law

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Opinion column in globe about the Pacheco law

May 08

Rally at the statehouse!!

The executive board is asking all member to join 589 and other unions on Monday May 11th at 11am on the steps across the street from the Massachusetts State House. Then at 1:00 PM, the Joint Committee on Transportation will be holding a hearing in the the Gardner Auditorium on the Governor’s MBTA bill, HB 3347, …

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May 08

Now that the data is being released to the public…..

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T report misses mark on absenteeism numbers MBTA panel sheds little light on key issue

May 08

Message from the President

As you are all aware, Governor Charlie Baker is in the process of trying to dismantle the MBTA. The Unions need the help and support of all of its members. Some of you were around in the early 90s when the Weld administration was trying to privatize the MBTA. The Unions fought very hard to …

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