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CDT Paratransit Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify New One-Year CBA

CDT Paratransit Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify New One-Year CBA

| November 21, 2018

After months of negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 paratransit members employed by paratransit operator Cook DuPage Transportation Co, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, overwhelmingly ratified a successor collective bargaining agreement on Monday, November 19th.  The new one-year agreement, which covers paratransit drivers, porters, dispatchers, recon, and customer service representatives, includes retroactive wage raises and an […]

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Local 727 and CDT Reach Tentative Agreement on One-Year Contract

| November 15, 2018

Union Bargaining Committee Recommends You Vote “For Contract” After a full day of tough negotiations on Tuesday, November 13th, the Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and Cook DuPage Transportation, a subsidiary of National Express, have reached a tentative agreement on a new one-year collective bargaining agreement. “While this negotiation process was long, the Union bargaining […]

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Cook DuPage Transportation’s Last Minute Refusal to Meet Industry Standards Offends Local 727 Paratransit Workers

| November 8, 2018

CHICAGO, November 8, 2018 – Cook DuPage Transportation Co., Inc. (CDT), a subsidiary of National Express (LSE: NEX), not only continues to drag its feet during negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local 727, but has offended more than 750 Teamster paratransit workers with its last-minute meager economic package proposal. The union […]

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Union Successfully Secures New Tentative Agreements and Contract Extension with CDT

| November 1, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and Cook DuPage Transportation, a subsidiary of National Express, continue to make progress on the negotiation of a successor collective bargaining agreement covering more than 750 Teamsters employed by the paratransit company.  During the parties’ meeting on Tuesday, October 30th, the Local 727 bargaining committee succeeded in securing multiple tentative agreements with […]

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Local 727 Secures Tentative Agreement with CDT that Enhances and Streamlines the Grievance Procedure

| October 24, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, met Monday, October 22nd and Tuesday, October 23rd to continue negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement.  The current CBA covering paratransit drivers, porters, dispatchers, recon, and customer service representatives expires on October 31st. During the latest negotiating sessions, the Union bargaining […]

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