CHICAGO—(ENEWSPF)—February 11, 2016. CTA bus and rail workers, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Locals 241 (Bus) and 308 (Rail) Officials, Chicago Teacher Union members and community supporters held a press conference today at the CTA headquarters in support of ATU Local 241 elected Executive Board Member, Union Steward and 10 year veteran Bus Operator Erek Slater in his fight to stop CTA from firing him for trying to uphold the democratic rights of union members.
The hearing for termination of the Executive Board Member, Erek Slater, was held at 10 am. The CTA refused, in blatant violation of labor . . .