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Local 727 Wins 3rd Representation Election in 3 Months, Welcomes MV-283 Drivers to Union

| May 22, 2019

Drivers employed by MV Transportation, Inc. 283 VA Division overwhelmingly voted in favor of union representation on Friday, June 17.  The group of nearly 40 paratransit drivers selected Teamsters Local 727 as their sole collective bargaining representative by a staggering 4:1 ratio, becoming the third bargaining unit in approximately three months to vote in favor […]

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Local 727 Files Petition on Behalf of MV VA Paratransit Workers for Representation Election

| May 15, 2019

On Friday, April 26, Teamsters Local 727 filed a petition for a representation election with the National Labor Relations Board after an overwhelming majority of MV Transportation, Inc. 283 VA Division paratransit drivers expressed interest in being represented by Local 727. The group of approximately 40 drivers will be the second MV unit this spring […]

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Notice to CDT Members Regarding Misrepresentations Surrounding Recent Bonuses

| May 2, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 understands that the Company has made misrepresentations surrounding recent bonuses distributed to Cook DuPage Transportation garage employees and would like to clarify the matter for all members. According to CDT, a National Express corporate initiative has given $1,000 bonuses to all bus and paratransit maintenance department employees nationwide as a reward for […]

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MV Division 422 Drivers and Aides are Second Unit in 2019 to Overwhelmingly Vote to Join Local 727

MV Division 422 Drivers and Aides are Second Unit in 2019 to Overwhelmingly Vote to Join Local 727

| April 16, 2019

On Friday, MV Transportation, Inc. drivers and aides servicing the MV Chicago 422 CPS Division voted to join Teamsters Local 727 by a staggering 2:1 ratio. The drivers and aides of MV Division 422 are responsible for the safe transportation of children with special needs to and from Chicago public schools.  By overwhelmingly voting in […]

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MV 422 Workers are One Step Closer to Teamster Representation, Local 727 Files Petition for Representation Election

| April 1, 2019

Yesterday, Teamsters Local 727 filed a petition for an election with the National Labor Relations Board on behalf of more than 100 MV Transportation, Inc. drivers and aides.  The petition was filed after an overwhelming majority of the MV Chicago 422 CPS Division drivers expressed interest in being represented by Local 727. The NLRB will […]

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