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Tom McKeever

‘Essential’ Lottery workers honored, eye better contract

June 29, 2021

Local 888 members in the production and distribution area at the Massachusetts State Lottery, about 16 people, were recently honored for being essential workers during the pandemic.

‘Essential’ Lottery workers honored, eye better contract

Holyoke Home’s unions win compassionate care for workers, paid by state

July 9, 2021

Workers at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home were forced to experience one of the most traumatic COVID-19 outbreaks in the U.S. To help employees recover emotionally from the disaster, a coalition of unions has reached an agreement with the state that will provide mental health services.

Holyoke Home’s unions win compassionate care for workers, paid by state

Springfield members net hazard pay of up to $5,000

September 21, 2021

Local 888 leaders and negotiators have won hazard pay for the city of Springfield’s civil engineers.

Springfield members net hazard pay of up to $5,000

Speakers tout range of Local 888 victories

September 23, 2021

Recent Local 888 wins take in Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, Springfield contract, Boston negotiations

Speakers tout range of Local 888 victories

'It’s dangerous out there'

September 24, 2021

Local 888 members implore city to clean up area around Boston homeless shelter.

'It’s dangerous out there'

Union decries violence, unhealthy conditions around Boston homeless shelter

October 19, 2021

Local 888 is demanding that the city of Boston take security measures and clean up health hazards near the Southampton Street Shelter.

Union decries violence, unhealthy conditions around Boston homeless shelter

Local 888 backing Essaibi George for mayor of Boston

October 20, 2021

City Council veteran praised for being in the forefront of Boston's efforts to deal with the challenges of the opioid epidemic, homelessness and unmet mental health needs.

Local 888 backing Essaibi George for mayor of Boston