Apprentice Program

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Ex-Felons To Keep Jobs With CTA, Cleaning Buses

It appears that 60 ex-felon apprentice car-cleaners will keep their jobs at the CTA — but they will be cleaning buses instead of rapid transit cars for the foreseeable future.

01/02/2014

Michael Russell, a CTA apprentice who is an ex-offender, is in line for a job as a CTA bus driver after three years in the apprentice program. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Expands Apprentice Program For Ex-Offenders

The apprentices start at $9.25 an hour at jobs cleaning buses and trains, and can work themselves into jobs as CTA bus drivers.

WBBM Newsradio–03/07/2013