Drop All Charges and Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater

We urge the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and the Chicago City Administration to drop all charges and reinstate bus driver and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) leader Erek Slater. Erek Slater is a Union representative and ATU 241 Executive Board elected member. On May 31, 2020 he addressed his co-workers to share the official public statement of the ATU International President regarding the right to refuse … Continue reading Drop All Charges and Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater

Update on Campaign to Rehire Erek Slater

Written by Erek Slater, 7/1/20 Yesterday, workers were able to stop management from calling the police to have me removed from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus garage where I work. Workers have elected me to be their shop steward and union Executive Board member for over six years and three terms. However, also yesterday, CTA gave us notice that on Tuesday, July 7 they … Continue reading Update on Campaign to Rehire Erek Slater