Posts tagged "Amalgamated Transit Union"

So much for union solidarity

To preserve their pay raise, two locals of the Amalgamated Transit Union representing CTA bus and train personnel were willing to throw hundreds of their brothers and sisters overboard to preserve the kind of raises for the survivors that few people in the private sector have seen during the recession. Here’s a look at how those... Read more »

Take the )*$%&*)# CTA strike

Let ‘em shut it down Believe me, it’s the only way to end this perpetual “doomsday” crap. Any public employee union threatening a strike now for any increased benefits is out of line with reality. When you get even Mayor Richard M. Daley pleading for the CTA unions to settle, you know they’ve gone too far.... Read more »
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