OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

The National Labor Relations Board Orders ABM to “Cease and Desist”

| September 21, 2017

The National Labor Relations Board recently ordered ABM to “cease and desist” from unlawfully: Failing and refusing to provide information to Teamsters Local 727 Administering overly broad rules that interfere with employees’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act, and Making unilateral changes without first notifying or bargaining with the Union Additionally, ABM was ordered […]

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Union and First Transit DuPage Reach Tentative Agreement

| September 15, 2017

After several rounds of negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 and First Transit DuPage were able to reach a tentative agreement on a new contract. The proposed three-year agreement represents the best contract First Transit DuPage members have ever had. It includes significant wage increases over the life of the contract, enhanced seniority privileges, and improved working […]

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Coca-Cola to Reimburse More Members Affected by the 2016 Tobacco Premium

| September 12, 2017

In June, Teamsters Local 727 reported that it filed a grievance as a result of tobacco premiums that Coca-Cola charged members in 2016 in violation of the collective bargaining agreement. Because of Local 727’s efforts, Coca-Cola paid an 85% reimbursement of the 2016 premium surcharge to affected members. The Union recently discovered, however, that some […]

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Make Your Voice Heard: Can the Tax Rally Sept. 12!

Make Your Voice Heard: Can the Tax Rally Sept. 12!

| September 8, 2017

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Union Investigates CDT’s 4 and Go Assignments

| September 6, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 was recently informed that National Express d/b/a Cook DuPage Transportation (CDT) may not be assigning 4 and Go’s in seniority order. As a result, the Union has sent an information request to the company that asks for, among other things – An up-to-date seniority list Employee classifications and sub groups A list […]

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