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, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]