Carmen’s Union Criticizes MBTA Over Dismissal of Assaulted Driver

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Fact Check: Governor Baker Misleads on MBTA’s Money Room

 *MEDIA RELEASE* Media Contact: Cayenne Isaksen 617-646-1028 cisaksen@oneillandassoc.com Fact Check: Governor Baker Misleads on MBTA’s Money Room During Thursday’s BPR radio show, Governor Baker insulted employees and misstated facts to feed privatization agenda BOSTON, MA (October 21, 2016) – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker on Thursday showed how far he is willing to go to pursue…

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Boston City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution on MBTA Privatization Plans

*PRESS RELEASE* Media Contact: Cayenne Isaksen 617-646-1028 cisaksen@oneillandassoc.com Boston City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution on MBTA Privatization Plans Resolution calls on Baker Administration to provide “transparent briefing regarding privatization plans of MBTA” BOSTON, MA (November 2, 2016) – Transit workers from the Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 attended the Boston City Council meeting today to…

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Boston Carmen’s Union Statement on Governor’s MBTA Bill

Below is a statement from the Executive Board of the Boston Carmen’s Union regarding the Governor’s MBTA bill. “The Governor’s Special Panel on the MBTA highlighted deep and pervasive management problems at the MBTA. While we agree with many of the recommendations of their report, eliminating the Pacheco Law will only make a bad situation…

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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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President MacDougall Defends MBTA Worker

“Faced with an aggressive and threatening disgruntled rider confronting her twice within a few minutes, this female CSA responded appropriately to defend her safety and well being.” “Action taken against this worker by the MBTA is unwarranted. The Boston Carmen’s Union stands with our member and will do everything necessary to protect this member’s rights…

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Video Shows Disgruntled Rider Targeting MBTA Worker

Rider Initiated An Earlier Confrontation With Same Customer Service T Worker Boston, MA – Video released by the Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 shows a disgruntled commuter rail passenger targeting a MBTA worker prior to a confrontation at the Back Bay Train station. The passenger told the MBTA and media outlets that he took out…

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Toy and Clothing Drive for Children

 The Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 is partnering with the MBTA and Radio 92.9 to ask riders and the general public to “fill a bus” with new toys and clothes for local children in need. The “Fill-A-Bus” drive MBTA bus is parked at JFK Station each day through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Carmen’s Union Criticizes MBTA Over Dismissal of Assaulted Driver

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact James O’Brien Email: jobrien@carmensunion.org Phone: (617) 835-0678 Carmen’s Union Criticizes MBTA Over Dismissal of Assaulted Driver Delayed Installation of Operator Protections a Problem, as Assaults on Drivers Continue Boston, Mass. December 26th, 2014 — Despite continued and escalating unprovoked assaults on local bus drivers, the MBTA has failed to take…

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