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NLRB Issues Complaint Against CDT

| August 15, 2017

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board issued its first-ever complaint based on a ULP filed by Teamsters Local 727 against Cook-DuPage Transportation. The complaint, issued on August 8, 2017, was as a result of CDT’s refusal to provide information to the Union. This information was necessary for Local 727 to perform its duties […]

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PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecue for MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135

PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecue for MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135

| August 11, 2017

  Teamsters Local 727 hosted a barbecue for MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135 members on August 10. Many members stopped by the Local 727 barbecue tent to enjoy the grilled fare. Rita Hearns said, “This is my first day on the job and look what I came to – a wonderful welcoming. I’m glad I […]

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Union and First Transit DuPage Begin Contract Negotiations on a Positive Note

| August 11, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 and First Transit DuPage commenced negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on Monday, August 7 and again on Tuesday, August 8. The talks were productive, as the parties found agreement on several non-economic issues. The parties reached a tentative agreement on the following: Drivers will no longer be required or scheduled […]

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Hinckley Springs Inside Workers Ratify New 5-Year Contract

Hinckley Springs Inside Workers Ratify New 5-Year Contract

| August 9, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 and Hinckley Springs recently ratified a new five-year contract that guarantees a 2% wage increase each year beginning in 2018. The Union was successful in negotiating a five-year deal despite the company’s preference for a three-year deal. Employees will also receive a $1,000 bonus in the first full pay period after execution […]

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Union Stands United with Soda Members in Light of Cook County Beverage Tax

Union Stands United with Soda Members in Light of Cook County Beverage Tax

| August 8, 2017

On August 2, 2017, the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax Ordinance went into effect. As a result of this tax and the burden it places on businesses, hundreds of good paying jobs in Cook County are now at risk. “Many of our members have 20 or 30 years of seniority at these bottling companies, servicing […]

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