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Chicago Rally "Defend Public Services! No CTA Cuts! No Layoffs!
Date 10/02/02/11:00

MAYOR Daley’s CTA board sent out over 1,200 pink slips to CTA bus drivers, train operators, mechanics and car cleaners. Sunday, Feb. 7th is the cut day. This will mean ending service on some lines and slowing service on 100s more. Waiting time will double while many good people will be laid off in these hard times.

Is there money? There’s money all right, but we’ll have to fight to get it.

Join the fight! Don’t let Daley and his corporate sponsors make our lives any harder.

Rally: 5 PM, Friday, Feb 5th
State of Illinois Building
Randolph and Clark St.

Stand up and defend our public services and jobs. There is an economic crisis, true, but we didn’t cause it, they did- the big bankers and their politicians who let them rob us blind. Their setup caused the problems, now they want to make us pay for it. WE say:
Not on our backs! Fund public services, not the wars! Tax the rich, not working people! Money for jobs, not bankers!

Next meeting: 10 am, Feb 13th
UE Union Hall, 37 S. Ashland, Chicago

Public Workers Unite exists to defend and improve public services. We are building unity across work and union lines, between public service providers and people who rely on them. We believe that all people have a right to work and to belong to unions so that we can defend ourselves and fight for the rights and living standards of all workers. Help defend our public services. Copy this flier and get it around. Join and help spread this work across the city. Ask your church, union or community group to get on board and join hands.

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