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Ep 011: Unofficial Emergency Union Meeting

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Although some CTA workers and passengers were not at all surprised about the CBS News Chicago report on filthy trains (and buses), the information was important for those who want to improve working conditions. However, why did someone need to risk their job telling it? Why was Local 308 not revealing this information? Was it just a coincidence? Was it by design? Is there any plan for action?

Vote on the ATU Local 308 member-led poll for isolating the end cars of trains for safety. Call Pres. Franklin to demand it.

ATU Demands for Safe Service

ATU Right to Refuse Unsafe Work Legal Bulletin

Shock Doctrine: The way that force, stealth and crisis are used in implementing steps to force through privatization and budget cuts in public transportation, deregulation and social services.

The Worker's Contract: An unofficial, alternative to what the lawyers will give us.

The Local 241 Bylaws and the Local 308 Bylaws

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