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
A protege of Bill Greider, Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter who covered Lula & the drug war in Brasil and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2016, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. The son of retired United Electrical Workers (UE) Director of Organization Gene Elk, he was once described as an "abrasive gadfly" by the New York Times for his role in exposing sexual misconduct in the labor movement. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh. Email: [email protected]