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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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CDT Attacks Daily Guarantee, Union Continues Fight for Fair Policies and Due Process at Latest Bargaining Session

| November 12, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 and representatives of Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, continued negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement on Tuesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 6.  While the Union bargaining committee arrived to the parties’ latest meetings prepared and willing to bargaining in good faith over the critical issues currently […]

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Local 727 and CDT Dive into Negotiations for Successor CBA

| November 4, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee kicked-off negotiations with Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, earlier this month for a new collective bargaining agreement covering drivers, porters, dispatchers, vehicle service attendants, recon, and customer service representatives. The Union opened negotiations by presenting the Company with a comprehensive contract proposal based upon the […]

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MV-422 Paratransit Drivers & Aides Ratify First Teamster CBA

| October 17, 2019

Drivers and aides employed by MV Transportation, Inc. Division 422, who provide vital paratransit services to Chicago Public Schools, overwhelmingly ratified their first Teamster collective bargaining agreement this past Thursday, October 10. Just a few months after the workers voted “YES” for Teamsters Local 727 representation, the Union bargaining committee was successful in securing a […]

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