[lang_en]Rep. Luis Arroyo Questions Latino Workforce Representation in CTA[/lang_en]


During a hearing convened by the Illinois House of Representatives Mass Transit Committee, State Representative Luis Arroyo (3rd Dist.) challenged the CTA on Latino representation in relationship to the agency’s contracting and workforce practices. On Monday, Feb. 23, the main issue he addressed was based on a recent article in the Sun-Times, which noted outrageous bonuses for top executives at the CTA. Rep. Arroyo responded in a letter to the editor that big bonuses was not the reason the Mass Transit Agency were given a major bailout package last year. Additionally, he noticed that none of the forty top CTA executives were Latinos. He stated: “there appears not to be a single Latino worthy of making decision at the CTA.”[/lang_en]