IL: CTA Statement on Father Pfleger’s Community Protest of Local 308 Regarding the Rail Car Servicer Apprentice Program
The Chicago Transit Authority applauds Father Pfleger's leadership on this important issue. The CTA Apprentice Program has given a second-chance for hundreds of people to turn their lives around, and honestly provide for their families. With the full support of Mayor Emanuel, the CTA has fought to retain this program for people with no other options, who could easily fall prey again to the lure of alcohol or drugs or back into a life of crime. The ex-offender program supplements...