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Episode 002: The Mysterious No-Strike Clause in our Contract

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We spend some time discussing the mysterious "no-strike clause" in our Collective Bargaining Agreement. This is common lore among transit workers in Chicago. Yet no one seems to know if it exists. Why would anyone say it exists if it doesn't? Is it a misunderstanding from an article in the "Contract"? Let's break it down and try to find the truth.

The Justice Coalition Facebook Page

The ATU Local 241/308 Wages and Working Condition Agreement (Contract)

The Chicago Tribune article where the myth continues

The Illinois Public Labor Relations Act that allows transit workers in Illinois to strike

 

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