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CDT Returns to Negotiations without Significantly Improved Economic Offer

| March 2, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, returned to the bargaining table on Friday, February 28. When the parties last met, CDT representatives presented the Union bargaining committee with a substandard wage proposal.  Not only did this proposal, the first economic proposal made by CDT since negotiations began, offer […]

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Local 727 Fights to Enforce MV-Batavia Wage Raises, Wins Backpay for Members

| February 27, 2020

Earlier this month, Teamsters Local 727 discovered that MV Transportation, Inc. failed to properly raise the wage rates for several MV-Batavia members following the ratification of the group’s new collective bargaining agreement.  Immediately upon learning that multiple drivers were not receiving the hourly wage rate for an employee of their seniority, Local 727 filed a […]

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CDT Cancels Latest Bargaining Session, Parties to Meet Next Week

| February 14, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, were scheduled to continue negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on Tuesday, February 11.  However, when CDT representatives arrived to the parties’ negotiations they informed the Union bargaining committee that the Company would need to cancel the bargaining session due to […]

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Local 727 Secures Retroactivity, Advance, and Due Process for Preventable Accidents in CDT Extension Agreement

| December 5, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 and Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, met to continue negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on Tuesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 21.  Though PACE was expected to award the bid months ago, the Company informed the Union during the parties’ last bargaining sessions that PACE had […]

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Union Bargaining Committee Reprimands CDT for Increasing Health Care Costs During Latest Bargaining Session

| November 15, 2019

During the parties’ latest bargaining session on Wednesday, November 13, the Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and representatives of Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, began negotiating over health care.  In addition to emphasizing that health care improvements are a top priority for members, the Union bargaining committee also spent time on […]

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