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Union and First Transit Successfully Reach Multiple Tentative Agreements in First Negotiation Sessions

| July 26, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and First Transit, Inc opened negotiations for the first collective bargaining agreement covering University of Chicago employees on July 18 and July 19, 2018.  Following an initial presentation of contract proposals, the Union and First Transit have reached tentative agreements on several non-economic provisions. The Local 727 bargaining committee has successfully negotiated […]

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Union and MV Chicago 135 Reach Tentative Agreement on Multiple Key Issues

| June 6, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee reached tentative agreements with MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135 on multiple contract provisions as negotiations continued on May 29th, May 30th, and May 31st. The Union and Company have tentatively agreed to a new lunch break policy, which will add time to drivers’ routes to account for the additional […]

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Union and MV Chicago 135 Begin New Contract Negotiations On a Productive Note

| May 10, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135 commenced negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on Monday, April 16, and Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Parties were able to reach tentative agreements on contract language that addresses facility relocation, new technology use by the Company, subcontracting work, and the timeline of red light […]

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Union Succeeds at Getting Employee Rehired, Wins Grievance Over Unjust Termination with CDT

| May 9, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 filed a grievance against the new owners of CDT, National Express, over a customer service representative who was unjustly terminated because of alleged dropped calls that the Company could not prove fault for. Due to the Union’s persistent efforts, an agreement with CDT management was reached that allowed the customer service representative […]

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Union Achieves Huge Victory in Long Fight for D-Van Drivers with National Express dba CDT

| March 29, 2018

All Drivers to be Made Whole and Paid the Van Rate After over a year of fighting the new owners of Cook-DuPage Transportation, National Express, Teamsters Local 727 finally achieved a much-deserved victory when Arbitrator Peter Meyers ruled in favor of the Union. The original grievance that initiated this arbitration process was filed in June […]

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