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PHOTOS: Union Hosts National Express d/b/a CDT Cookout

PHOTOS: Union Hosts National Express d/b/a CDT Cookout

| September 20, 2017

  On September 14, Teamsters Local 727 held its final paratransit cookout of the summer for National Express d/b/a CDT members. It was a fabulous turnout, as hundreds of hungry Teamsters lined up throughout the day to enjoy grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and turkey burgers before starting or upon completing their shifts. 10-year employee […]

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Union and First Transit DuPage Reach Tentative Agreement

| September 15, 2017

After several rounds of negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 and First Transit DuPage were able to reach a tentative agreement on a new contract. The proposed three-year agreement represents the best contract First Transit DuPage members have ever had. It includes significant wage increases over the life of the contract, enhanced seniority privileges, and improved working […]

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Union Investigates CDT’s 4 and Go Assignments

| September 6, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 was recently informed that National Express d/b/a Cook DuPage Transportation (CDT) may not be assigning 4 and Go’s in seniority order. As a result, the Union has sent an information request to the company that asks for, among other things – An up-to-date seniority list Employee classifications and sub groups A list […]

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PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecues for MV Transportation North Cook and First Transit DuPage

PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecues for MV Transportation North Cook and First Transit DuPage

| August 21, 2017

  Teamsters Local 727 recently hosted paratransit barbecues for MV Transportation North Cook and First Transit DuPage. Like previous barbecues, paratransit members enjoyed delicious food while having an opportunity to chat with union representatives and their fellow workers in a relaxed setting. Gil Wieczorek of First Transit DuPage had nothing but praise for his Teamster […]

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NLRB Issues Complaint Against CDT

| August 15, 2017

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board issued its first-ever complaint based on a ULP filed by Teamsters Local 727 against Cook-DuPage Transportation. The complaint, issued on August 8, 2017, was as a result of CDT’s refusal to provide information to the Union. This information was necessary for Local 727 to perform its duties […]

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