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To empower rail and bus union workers at the CTA and Pace with the knowledge and resources to completely control their union and make it stronger. We also support workers at Metra, Amtrak, Greyhound and other transportation companies.

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Since being dethroned as the ATU Local 308 president three years ago, Brother Ken Franklin has been on a three year campaign to win a third term. Recently he was on Sister Cheryl Sistrunk's Poppin' Off radio show, where he attempted to... more

Since May, the ATU elected leaders in Chicago have been scrambling to "control the narrative" and tightening their grip of control of the membership. Dissatisfaction is at an all time high. Dues are being raised, pay raises are... more

The new mayor was sworn in this week. The fact is that Mayor Johnson is our new boss. He and Governer Pritzker are the top executives of the Chicago Transit Authority. They share the responsibility to appoint the Board of... more

With deadly violence seemingly out of control at the CTA—both against riders and its employees—it seems like there will be no end in sight. Why is crime so prevalent? What is the CTA and our union leadership really doing to... more

April 4th is the day Chicago voters choose the next mayor. It is clearly going to be a close race. The big issues are crime, punishment and people. How will CTA/Pace workers vote and why? The next mayor will be the big boss of the... more

For over 30 years, working at the CTA has slowly crumbled into a shadow of was once a great company to make a good living. See the article by Local 308 union steward Eric Basir, which presents the facts on delays due to OPTO. The... more

Join Chicago Transit Justice Coalition co-organizers, Nicole, Aundra, Robert, Kathy and Eric, as they report and analyze what happened at the January membership meeting for ATU Local 241 members. All ATU members and... more

Our freight and heavy passenger rail brothers and sisters were sold out and abused regarding the basic dignities of paid sick days. We have a very similar situation here at the CTA. Organizing actions around it—along with Full... more

It has been almost two years since our last show. We have been busy organizing coworkers and fighting against corrupt officers and cruel CTA management. Now, concessions, an underfunded pension and more weigh heavy on us. Part-Time... more

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