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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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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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