MBTA Appeals Dec. 19th Judgement

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Press Coverage from T Payroll Lawsuit

For those who may have missed it, below are some of the articles written about the lawsuit we filed against the MBTA for a range of payroll issues, including failing to pay our members on time and for work performed, as well as miscalculating overtime since the implementation of a new payroll system back in July…

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Local 589 Sues MBTA for Payroll System Failures

*PRESS RELEASE* Media Contact: Cayenne Isaksen 617-646-1028 | cisaksen@oneillandassoc.com BOSTON CARMEN’S UNION FILES CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST MBTA FOR DAMAGES DUE TO REPEATED PAYROLL SYSTEM FAILURES August 8, 2018 – The Boston Carmen’s Union filed a Class Action Lawsuit in Suffolk Superior Court Tuesday afternoon against the MBTA on behalf of its members, MBTA employees who have suffered…

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Payroll Lawsuit

Brothers and sisters, Our attorney is collecting pay stubs with incorrect payroll errors for evidence in our lawsuit. Please scan, fax (617-695-9982), email, or hand deliver a copies of your pay stubs to Peggy LaPaglia (PLaPaglia@carmensunion.org) or myself (JEvers@carmensunion.org) so we can get this case moving. If you have any questions, e-mail us using the…

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DOL Report on ATU Convention Challenges

Dear ATU Member, Immediately following the 56th Convention of the ATU, there was a campaign launched to cloud the results of our elections and discredit the Hanley/Baker team. That campaign included anonymous websites making false claims against ATU leaders and more than 100 objections to the election filed at the US Department of Labor. The…

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GIC Lawsuit Update

On Tuesday, March 15, 2011 the lawsuit for the GIC was heard at 2pm in front of Judge Giles. No decision was rendered and she has taken it under advisement. She will make a decision in the future, but there is no deadline for her decision. For any questions, please call the union hall: (617)…

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MBTA, T union make deal on pension data

  Boston Herald | Friday, May 16, 2014 | By Matt StoutThe MBTA and the T union that fought long to keep its pension fund secret have agreed to make public reams of new data — including independent audit reports, investment info and never-before-released analysis — in a deal that a top lawmaker said should finally shed…

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Court Case Update

Dear members, Please forgive the lack of information for the past few weeks in regards to our contract arbitration. Until we had clear and concrete information, we felt it was not in our best interest or yours to post inconsistent or unconfirmed facts. Although we have employed patience and a commitment to resolve this issue…

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MBTA Appeals Dec. 19th Judgement

Dear members, In a continuing effort to keep you updated on the court proceedings surrounding our arbitration award, we wanted to inform you that the MBTA has appealed the judgement made by Superior Court Judge Janet Sanders on Dec. 19th. Click here for a copy of the notice of appeal. Our attorneys advise us and…

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