Archive for November, 2019

CDT Attacks Daily Guarantee, Union Continues Fight for Fair Policies and Due Process at Latest Bargaining Session

| November 12, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 and representatives of Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, continued negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement on Tuesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 6.  While the Union bargaining committee arrived to the parties’ latest meetings prepared and willing to bargaining in good faith over the critical issues currently […]

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Following NLRB’s Upholding of Local 727 Certification, Union Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Bargain with Northlake SSRs and AMs

Following NLRB’s Upholding of Local 727 Certification, Union Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Bargain with Northlake SSRs and AMs

| November 7, 2019

Last month, the National Labor Relations Board DENIED the American Bottling Company’s request for a review of Region 13’s certification of Teamsters Local 727 as the collective bargaining representative of Northlake Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) and Account Managers (AMs). In light of the Company’s silence since the NLRB’s decision was announced, Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer […]

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MARCH FRIDAY to Support the Loyola Graduate Workers’ Union as they Fight for Recognition and a Fair Contract

| November 7, 2019

The Loyola Graduate Workers’ Union, which represents Loyola University graduate students who work as teaching assistants, research assistants, program assistants, and fellowship teachers, has been fighting for nearly three years for recognition and a seat at the bargaining table.  The workers have demanded livable wages and recognition since February 2017. On November 22, the Trump […]

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Local 727 Executive Board Elected to New Term

Local 727 Executive Board Elected to New Term

| November 6, 2019

On Sunday, November 3, 2019, the Executive Board of Teamsters Local 727 was elected to a new three-year term by an enthusiastic gathering of the Local 727 membership. The Unity Slate, under the leadership of Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. and comprised of all current Local 727 Executive Board members, ran without opposition and won re-election […]

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Local 727 and CDT Dive into Negotiations for Successor CBA

| November 4, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee kicked-off negotiations with Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, earlier this month for a new collective bargaining agreement covering drivers, porters, dispatchers, vehicle service attendants, recon, and customer service representatives. The Union opened negotiations by presenting the Company with a comprehensive contract proposal based upon the […]

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