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Brad Jansen

Chicago Transit Authority


Brad Jansen is Deputy General Counsel, Labor & Employment for the Chicago Transit Authority, where he has worked since 1996. Mr. Jansen manages labor relations with 17 unions representing 10,000 employees. He represents the CTA in negotiations, interest arbitrations, and grievance arbitrations. He advises executive management on labor and employment matters, including wage and hour issues, FMLA and ADA compliance, and EEO policies. Mr. Jansen frequently develops and conducts management training programs. He and his section attorneys also represent the CTA in state and federal courts, the EEOC, the Illinois Human Rights Commission and other agencies. Mr. Jansen is an adjunct professor at Roosevelt University, where he teaches labor and employment law. He received his B.A. in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his J.D. from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.