T labor deal yields big wage savings

Pact guarantees bus, subway jobs but opens other services to privatization

THE MBTA AND ITS LARGEST UNION announced a new labor agreement on Monday that offers an estimated $22 million a year in savings to the transit authority while putting core operations, particularly bus service, off-limits to privatization. The contract between the T and Carmen’s Union Local 489 calls for no wage increase in the fiscal(...)

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