Tag: union

Chicago chambers: Union should give concessions to restore service, add jobs

In a Tribune letter to the editor last week, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce last week called on CTA union workers give up wage hikes this year, take unpaid furlough days off and pay more of their health insurance. Here’s the letter. Keep Chicago moving Public transportation is critical to lifting our region out of... Read more »

Union wins arbitration vs. CTA on outsourcing snow removal

An arbitration panel ruled Monday that the CTA is violating its contract with the rail union workers by outsourcing snow removal to a politically connected company, Christy-Webber. The arbitrator ordered the CTA to stop the subcontracting immediately “except in those rare cases of verifiable emergency” and only when there are not enough union members available... Read more »