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James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

| January 16, 2018

The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for scholarship awards for the 2018 college freshman class in two categories. This year, the Fund decided to have International Scholarship and Tuition Service (ISTS) administer the academic and vocational program awards for the Fund. ISTS is an experienced administrator for college scholarship funds […]

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Regional NLRB Finds Merit with Union’s Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against CDT

| January 16, 2018

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board has found merit with Teamsters Local 727’s unfair labor practice charge against Cook-DuPage Transportation. The ULP charge stems from the Company’s refusal to provide information to the Union. CDT is required to post a notice to employees in the driver and dispatcher break rooms for 60 days, […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, January 20, March to the Polls

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, January 20, March to the Polls

| January 16, 2018

The second annual “March to the Polls” is just days away. On January 20, 2018, women from all walks of life and anyone concerned with social and economic justice will come together in downtown Chicago to celebrate the spirit of resistance and focus on getting women to the polls for the crucial 2018 elections in […]

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Union Settles Grievance, Removes Discipline and Restores Pay for CDT Part-Time Customer Service Reps

Union Settles Grievance, Removes Discipline and Restores Pay for CDT Part-Time Customer Service Reps

| January 12, 2018

Cook-DuPage Transportation did not give sick/personal days for part-time customer service employees in violation of the collective bargaining agreement. As a result of CDT’s contract violation, members were unjustly disciplined for absences and not paid for absences up to five days during 2017. Local 727 immediately contested CDT’s actions, filed a grievance, and is happy […]

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Scholarships available through the Chicago Federation of Labor

Scholarships available through the Chicago Federation of Labor

| January 11, 2018

William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Each year, the Chicago Federation of Labor awards 10 scholarships to high school seniors, valued at $2,000 each. The funds may be used at any accredited college or university in the United States. Completed applications must be received by the CFL by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. The […]

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