August 02, 2023

New union contract bumps pay 18% for MBTA workers as agency looks to continue hiring spree

Chris Van Buskirk ,

The Boston Herald

A report from the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation released earlier this year found the MBTA must hire 2,800 workers within the next year to meet its budgeted headcount of 7,600 personnel. That is factoring in 1,000 expected departures from April to the end of fiscal year 2024.