Transit Union Head Says Crime In Chicago Has Left CTA Drivers Unsafe And Labor Action Could FollowThe spike in violence across Chicago has caught the attention of everyone – and Chicago Transit Authority employees working in the streets say they are experiencing it firsthand.
Bus Driver Says CPD Directed Rowdy Kids To CTAChicago police have now responded two nights in a row to large groups of unruly teenagers causing trouble, and some CTA workers say they were placed in the middle of the chaos.
CTA Employees Attacked Physically And Verbally Everyday, Bus Drivers Union Says; 'We're Here To Do A Job'Just days ago, CBS 2 uncovered that crime has gone up on the CTA. Since then, two transit workers have been attacked while on the job.
CTA Bus Drivers Demand Agency To Build Better Bathrooms Chicago Transit Authority bus drivers staged Wednesday a small protest at CTA Headquarters, in the West Loop, demanding that the agency build staff proper bathroom along routes and do away with the use of port-a-potties.
CTA Postpones Unveiling Budget Amid Progress In Union TalksThe CTA was supposed to unveil its 2013 budget Thursday – but canceled the presentation minutes before a scheduled news conference because of overnight progress in talks with its two major unions.
Unions, Activists March To Support Obama Jobs PlanSeveral hundred people gathered in the Thompson Center plaza on Saturday to voice support for the jobs plan unveiled Thursday by President Obama.