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Another Wage Increase Victory at MV Transportation Division 72

Another Wage Increase Victory at MV Transportation Division 72

| November 4, 2020

Six members recently received anniversary wage increases as outlined in the Union contract along with applicable retroactive back pay. After hearing reports from Union stewards that several members had not yet received their wage increase upon their anniversary date, Teamsters Local 727 was quick to respond and immediately filed a grievance on behalf of all […]

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First Transit Pays Thousands of Dollars in Lost Wages to University of Chicago Drivers

First Transit Pays Thousands of Dollars in Lost Wages to University of Chicago Drivers

| October 8, 2020

When Drivers at First Transit’s University of Chicago location informed the Union that they had not received the correct annual raise guaranteed by their CBA, representatives of the Union quickly filed a grievance.  In the course of investigating this issue, the Union discovered that not only were the reports from Drivers true, but a few of […]

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MV Transportation Withholds Taxpayer Funds Rightly Owed to Division 422 Employees

MV Transportation Withholds Taxpayer Funds Rightly Owed to Division 422 Employees

| September 8, 2020

In March 2020, over one hundred Teamsters Local 727 brothers and sisters who work as paratransit drivers and aides for MV Transportation Division 422 found themselves out of work when schools were closed as a preventative measure taken to combat the spread of COVID-19. Practically overnight, these hardworking service workers, responsible each day for safely bringing […]

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MV Transportation Division 422 Employees Left Out in the Cold While Others Remain Compensated

| May 6, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we quickly became aware of the significant impact that it would have on those in our lives that we care the most for—our children.  Day-to-day routines that are vital to the well-being of all children were drastically disrupted when Illinois leadership implemented a “stay at home order,” which has been […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Demands More from MV Transportation During COVID Pandemic

Teamsters Local 727 Demands More from MV Transportation During COVID Pandemic

| March 30, 2020

While the vast majority of citizens throughout the state of Illinois are adhering to the “Stay at Home Order” issued last weekend by Governor Pritzker and Mayor Lightfoot, the dedicated drivers, dispatch operators, mechanics, payroll clerks, and maintenance employees of MV Transportation Inc. have continued to provide transportation services to the elderly and disabled communities […]

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