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Boston Police patrolmen union votes down vaccine agreement as tension rises ahead of enforcement

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The proposed agreement between Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association went down in flames as union members “overwhelmingly” voted against it just days ahead of the start of enforcement of the city’s coronavirus vaccine mandate.

“The membership of the BPPA have spoken overwhelmingly to reject the offer that the city has made to us,” Larry Calderone told reporters in a press conference Wednesday night after an all-day vote at the union’s Dorchester headquarters. “It is not enough. We clearly deserve more.”

Calderone and other members of the union’s bargaining unit had hammered out the ultimately unsuccessful proposed agreement with Wu’s administration — making the city’s largest cop union the only one of the various labor groups clashing with the mayor over the impending mandate to have a written offer for members to vote on.

The thumbs-down means the city and the 1,600-member BPPA are back to square one ahead of the start of mandate enforcement next week, with the move coming on a tense day as other groups revived legal action against the city and protestors ran city councilors out of an in-person meeting.

In the end with the patrolmen, nearly 900 of the 1,600-member unit voted, and more than 800 cast their votes against the agreement.

Calderone said he hopes that Wu will “please reconsider” the idea of placing on leave noncompliant police officers next week. He added that about 93% of his members have been vaccinated.

“I would hope and I would beg the mayor to come back with something more advantageous to the members we represent,” Calderone said, turning his talk also to the fact that the BPPA’s contract with the city has been up since 2020. “Again, surely we deserve it.”

The agreement on the mandate would have given union members two new mental health days to use this year, and would have had some protections for people who are fired or quit over the mandate but later come into compliance. In exchange, the union would have agreed not to file grievances over the mandate’s enforcement.

A group of first responders and their allies — who have held multiple demonstrations all over the city over the mandate, including at Wu’s house — protested outside of the union hall all day against the agreement.

Wu’s office said in a statement, “With 95% of Boston police officers vaccinated, it’s deeply disappointing that a fringe group pushing conspiracy theories and anti-vax ideology has undermined the collective bargaining process. I’m grateful to the overwhelming majority of city workers who have gotten vaccinated to keep our communities safe. We will continue taking strong steps to protect the health and safety of all our residents during the pandemic.”

The already-hot disputes over the vaccine mandates further approached a boiling point on Wednesday on multiple other fronts.

International Association of Firefighters General President Ed “Edzo” Kelly — a Boston jake and former union boss here — returned to town to further decry what he sees as the city’s intransigence and unwillingness to come to an agreement.

“I’m joined here this morning by families whose rights are being trampled upon by the Wu administration,” Kelly fumed outside of Florian Hall in Dorchester, flanked by Local IAFF 718 boss John Soares and representatives from the Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society and Boston Police Superior Officers Federation. “The collective bargaining agreements that they work on that they answer are being violated.”

Soares added that his union, which is around the same size as the BPPA, has presented two different deals to the administration that generally would go back to the previous vax-or-test mandate, but, “The city has not been collaborative with us.”

Those three unions at the firefighters’ press conference continue to negotiate with Wu’s office, but say they aren’t getting much of anywhere. The three have sued to stop the mandate, but a judge three weeks ago declined to side with them, leading the unions to file an appeal on Wednesday.

The teachers union, which represents the largest collection of city workers, remains in the midst of its own bargaining with the city, seeking to put the implementation of the mandate off to next year for its members.

Wu’s deadline for enforcement, already pushed back twice by a week each time, is due to go into effect Monday. If it does so without agreements, the city is on track to place hundreds of workers on leave, likely triggering grievances from the various unions.

Wednesday dawned with protestors at Wu’s Roslindale house once again, heckling her as they have on and off for the past several weeks.

In a somewhat new wrinkle, they too headed to City Hall, eventually disrupting a City Council meeting multiple times. On the first occasion, protestors began yelling at the councilors when Covid-19 aid money came up, shouting at them to hold a hearing on the mandates. City Council President Ed Flynn recessed the meeting and most of the councilors left as the maskless protestors yelled continuously.

Eventually, they relented after Flynn told them he and City Councilor Lydia Edwards — who’s also now a state senator — would talk to the protestors for 20 minutes after the meeting wrapped up as long as they let it continue.

The protestors quieted down, but erupted again when Flynn told them to put on their masks. Several of them announced that they could not wear masks and they all began to yell again, leading Flynn to again recess the body as protestor Rob Burke yelled about Wu’s mandate for for Flynn to “put your big-boy pants on.”

This time, they didn’t come back — the council took up its meeting remotely, with all of the councilors joining in on video feeds from their offices.

Later in the day, Flynn, who engaged in a couple of testy exchanges with the protestors — some of whom previously had shown up at the Navy vet’s house to ask him if he was a “traitor” — said in a statement, “It is disappointing to have had a Boston City Council meeting disrupted today. But during these challenging times for our city and country, it is critically important that we continue to conduct the business of the city and for the residents we serve in a public format.”

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Dallas Keuchel is designated for assignment after the Chicago White Sox pitcher’s ERA ballooned to 7.88

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Dallas Keuchel is designated for assignment after the Chicago White Sox pitcher’s ERA ballooned to 7.88

The Chicago White Sox designated starter Dallas Keuchel for assignment, the team announced Saturday.

Keuchel had a 2-5 record and a 7.88 ERA with 20 strikeouts in eight starts this season.

The left-hander, who won the American League Cy Young Award in 2015 with the Houston Astros, was a major addition during the 2019 offseason, agreeing to a three-year, $55.5 million deal. The contract included a team option for 2023.

Keuchel went 17-16 with a 4.79 ERA in 51 appearances (49 starts) for the Sox.

He finished fifth in the American League Cy Young voting in the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, going 6-2 with a 1.99 ERA in 11 starts. Keuchel was 9-9 with a 5.28 ERA in 32 outings (30 starts) last season and was placed on the taxi squad for the playoffs.

Keuchel this month had strong outings at Boston (two runs in six innings on May 8) and against the New York Yankees (five shutout innings on May 14) before struggling against the Yankees on May 21 at Yankee Stadium (six runs in four innings) and Thursday against the Red Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field (six runs in two innings).

In Saturday’s corresponding move, the Sox recalled infielder Danny Mendick from Triple-A Charlotte.

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The Mandalorian Season 3 Release Date: Things You Need To Know!

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In the third season of the American television series The Mandalorian, Pedro Pascal plays the titular character, a bounty hunter who travels to Mandalore with his friend Grogu to rectify his previous sins. It belongs to the Star Wars series and is set after Return of the Jedi (1983). Jon Favreau is the showrunner for the next season, which is produced by Lucasfilm, Fairview Entertainment, and Golem Creations.

Continue reading to learn everything there is to know about The Mandalorian’s third season. This is the correct path!

The Mandalorian Season 3 Release Date:

Filming for Season 3 of The Mandalorian began in October 2021 and concluded in late March 2022. The development of The Mandalorian’s third season began in late April 2020, and it was announced in December of the same year.

The season will release on the streaming channel Disney+ in February 2023.

Is it feasible that the show’s launch will occur in 2023? After The Book of Boba airs on Disney Plus, we will receive confirmation, as everyone at Lucasfilm is now focused on the series.

Who is cast in The Mandalorian?

In addition to Pascal, Weathers and Giancarlo Esposito feature in the successful series as Greef Karga and Moff Gideon, respectively. Esposito has previously hinted that he will reprise his part, saying to Entertainment Weekly, “I have a feeling you’ll be seeing more of me next season. You will most likely see a great deal of Moff Gideon.”

Katee Sackhoff also appears as Bo-Katan Kryze in the second season. The actress told /Film, “The way Lucasfilm left me at the end of season 2, one of the paths that might be taken — without a doubt — would be the unfinished business.” “But it is so far beyond my pay grade, and you do realize that, right? As a fan of the program, I can’t wait to see what they create.”

Gina Carano’s Cara Dune is a character whose return to The Mandalorian cannot be ruled out. The actress was dismissed in 2021 due to a social media post. Gina Carano is not presently employed by Lucasfilm, and there are no plans to hire her in the future, according to a statement from a Lucasfilm representative (via The Hollywood Reporter). Her derogatory social media remarks based on people’s cultural and religious identities are repugnant and unacceptable.

Meanwhile, a new member is being added to the cast. According to THR, Back to the Future actor Christopher Lloyd will have a “guest-starring” part. Unknown at this time is the role that The Tender Bar actor will play.

What occurs in the third season of The Mandalorian?

Given that the Season 2 finale resolved several plot holes, it is impossible to say at this time. It is likely that, now that he is no longer accountable for Baby Yoda, Mando will return to his career as a bounty hunter and reconcile with Greef Karga.

Din Djarin might be included in Bo-Katan Kryze’s attempt to recapture Mandalore. Given that his Mandalorian history has only been alluded to on the show, that would be exciting. Returning to the planet would allow him to explain his upbringing to other Children of the Watch members.

There may be conflict now that Mando has agreed to join Bo-Katan, who plainly despises the religious extremists she previously mentioned. Bo-Katan will almost probably have to battle Mando for control of the Darksaber, thus despite Grogu’s disappearance, there are still plenty of stories to tell.

Even though little is known about The Mandalorian’s narrative, it looks that a significant feature from the first two seasons will be eliminated. According to Inverse, the “Volume,” a 360-degree green screen used to show the wide locations of the series, is no longer onset. This may hint that the series will place a larger focus on the handcrafted sets that contributed to the popularity of the previous trilogy.

The Mandalorian Season 3 Trailer:

How to Watch The Mandalorian Season 3?

Star Wars is an exclusive Disney+ original series. Catch up on the first two seasons, which are also accessible on the streaming site, before the new episodes come.

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