MBTA bus drivers union refuses to transport arrested protestors

“We support law enforcement, but our operators have not and will not transport those who are arrested at these protests. In several cities around the country our brothers and sisters in the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) have done the same and we are proud to stand with them.”


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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter and alumni of the Guardian. A native of Pittsburgh, Elk grew up in a UE union family. Elk was the only American reporter in the room with Lula on the morning of the election & traveled with him to the Oval Office. Credited by the Washington Post for being the first reporter to track the strike wave systematically, Elk started Payday Report using his NLRB settlement from being illegally fired for union organizing in 2015. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and attended journalism school at PUC-Rio de Janeiro. He speaks both Portuguese and Pittsburgh fluently. His email is [email protected]