ATU Locals 859-Decatur, 752-Bloomington and 1249-Springfield gathered at a Decatur downtown transit center to officially endorse, on behalf of the entire ATU, Democratic candidate Ann Callis for Illinois' 13th Congressional District seat.
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Maher wished that there were Democrats like that now, who'd say to billionaires, "Oh, you're crying? We'll give you something to cry about. You don't want to have a minimum wage? How about we not only have a minimum wage, but a maximum wage?"
Feb 24, 2014 at 2:33 pm
All ATU members an relate to this. Every day along the MTA's city bus routes, drivers who demand that fares be paid frequently face vicious abuse. Defiant fare beaters curse drivers, spit on them and sometimes attack them, officials say.