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SPAM Vaccine Mandate Update

DAYS SINCE GOVERNOR BAKER ANNOUNCED VACCINE MANDATE DAYS SINCE RELIGIOUS AND MEDICAL WAIVERS WERE DUE DAYS SINCE MANDATE WENT INTO EFFECT AND OUR MEMBERS HAVEN’T HEARD ANYTHING

State Police Assoc. of Massachusetts (SPAM) Statement on Judge’s Ruling and Governor Baker’s Vaccine Mandate

SINCE MANDATE START State Police Assoc. of Massachusetts (SPAM) Statement on Judge's Ruling and Governor Baker's Vaccine Mandate The following is a statement from SPAM President, Michael Cherven   Boston, MA - We are disappointed in the judge's ruling; however, we respect her decision.  It is unfortunate that the Governor and his team have chosen to mandate one of the most stringent vaccine mandates in the country with no reasonable [...]

Trooper Carly Rose and MassPRIM

About Carly Rose Appointee of the Governor, Public Safety Union Member Carly Rose has been a member of the Massachusetts State Police since 2005. She is assigned to the Attorney General’s office and focuses on cases involving major crime, financial crime, cybercrime, public integrity, human trafficking and gaming enforcement. She also is a member of the Attorney General’s Executive Protective Team. Trooper Rose has received numerous awards for her service. Trooper Rose comes to the PRIM Board [...]

Anti-law enforcement media bias

Once again, media outlets in the Commonwealth have targeted, misrepresented and otherwise insulted and smeared the hardworking Troopers of the Massachusetts State Police.  Why?  To fuel their anti-law enforcement agenda and profit on advertisement revenue earned off our backs. The Association and our media representatives have written and spoken to numerous reporters, editors and their supervisors.  Multiple media statements, and a ready for print letter to the editor, have been sent and promptly discarded because they [...]

United We Rise–COVID-19 Response Day

The State Police Association of Massachusetts is partnering with other community groups and organizations in Boston to commemorate Black History Month through a day of community service. MA State Police organizations One Blue and the Massachusetts Minority State Police Officers Association, Inc are also collaborating with SPAM to support this engagement. The spread of COVID-19 remains a concern in vulnerable communities until a critical mass of the population in these areas can receive the vaccination. The response [...]

Labor Relations Charges

The Association has levied a second charge against the Department for unfair labor practices.  Earlier today, our labor attorney filed a charge of prohibited practice under M.G.L. c.150E with the Department of Labor Relations.  We now have charges moving forward against (1) the unilateral implementation of Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs) without bargaining to resolution or impasse and, (2) for the significant impact on our terms and conditions of employment relating the recent policy changes and implementation without [...]

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