Archive for September, 2018

With Strike Looming, Union and MV Transportation Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

With Strike Looming, Union and MV Transportation Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

| September 28, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and MV Transportation, Inc. have reached a tentative agreement for a new three-year collective bargaining agreement covering paratransit drivers, dispatchers, schedulers, and reservationists based out of MV Transportation Division 135. Yesterday, following a marathon bargaining session during which Local 727 and MV management spent nearly 10 hours at the […]

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Local 727 and CDT Take Small Steps with First Tentative Agreements

| September 27, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 successfully reached tentative agreements on 10 contract clauses with Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, during the parties’ most recent negotiation sessions on Monday, September 24th and Tuesday, September 25th. “Though progress has been slow, the Union bargaining committee has made good strides in its meetings with CDT,” said […]

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Disrespectful, Dismissive, Delays, CVS’s Bad Faith Bargaining Continues

| September 26, 2018

CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Teamsters Local 727 and CVS (NYSE: CVS) resumed negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement Friday, September 21st, for the first time since Local 727 demanded a return to face-to-face negotiations. With no mediator to hide behind, CVS negotiators were forced to face their employees and speak directly to the […]

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43 Days to Election Day: Are you registered?

43 Days to Election Day: Are you registered?

| September 25, 2018

VOTING IS POWER By casting a ballot Americans have the opportunity to effect change and make their voices heard. Yet, millions of Americans each year find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, haven’t updated their voter information, or aren’t sure how to register. In celebration of National Voter Registration Day, Teamsters […]

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Union and MV Chicago 135 Scheduled to Meet

| September 25, 2018

On Sunday, September 23rd, an overwhelming number of Teamsters Local 727 members employed by MV Transportation, Inc. at the Company’s Chicago facility voted to authorize an unfair labor practice strike against their employer.  The ULP strike is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 1st. Following the affirmative ULP strike authorization vote, MV Transportation requested a […]

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