MBTA Contract with Boston Carmen's Union

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) of Massachusetts.
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From: Mary Connaughton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

The contract between the MBTA and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 589, also know as the Boston Carmen's Union.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mary Connaughton

From: Krupanski, Susan

Please clarify which contract with Local 589 you are requesting.

Thank you.

From: Mary Connaughton

Hello,
The most recent contract/agreement, signed in effect on Wednesday, September 16th, 2014, and referenced in the following article:
http://wwlp.com/2014/09/17/state-board-okays-mbta-raises-pension-disclosure/
Best,

From: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Mary Connaughton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

The contract between the MBTA and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 589, also know as the Boston Carmen's Union. In September, you provided us with a summary because the contract was not finalized. We would like the full agreement.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mary Connaughton

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 22, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)

A no responsive documents response.

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