Boston cabdrivers sue city and fleet owners
- Two cabdrivers have filed a lawsuit against the City of Boston and private taxi fleet operators, accusing them of wrongly classifying drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, failing to pay minimum wages and overtime, and forcing them to cover expenses associated with their jobs.
The app is designed to alert the workers about trouble spots such as potholes, graffiti, or broken street lights, in their respective coverage zones.
Officers are Hub’s top wage earners
- Eight of the top 10 earners in Boston last year were police officers, many of whom more than doubled their salaries with overtime and detail work.
Kevin White’s love for Boston left room for his dog
- This is a story about a man concealing his dog from his wife. And it gets a little more complicated because the man happened to be the mayor of Boston.
Words simmer on talk of legacy, a spoiled scoop
- A feud that has festered for three decades - one deeply embedded in the folklore of Boston political journalism and city politics - erupted into a verbal brawl Monday night on the set of the public affairs television show, “Greater Boston.”
Menino urges new revenue for MBTA
- Mayor Thomas M. Menino called on the state to raise the gas tax or another levy in order to avert steep fare increases and cuts in service at the MBTA.
The far-reaching influence of Kevin White
- A major part of White’s legacy was that the former Boston mayor attracted a group of bright, young thinkers to City Hall who believed in the power of public service.