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Union Achieves Huge Victory in Long Fight for D-Van Drivers with National Express dba CDT

Union Achieves Huge Victory in Long Fight for D-Van Drivers with National Express dba CDT

| March 29, 2018

All Drivers to be Made Whole and Paid the Van Rate After over a year of fighting the new owners of Cook-DuPage Transportation, National Express, Teamsters Local 727 finally achieved a much-deserved victory when Arbitrator Peter Meyers ruled in favor of the Union. The original grievance that initiated this arbitration process was filed in June […]

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Second Joint Labor-Management Committee Meeting Held Between Union and CDT

Second Joint Labor-Management Committee Meeting Held Between Union and CDT

| March 13, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and Cook-DuPage Transportation recently held their second Joint Labor-Management Committee meeting. Participants at the March 6th meeting included Union representatives, CDT employees and stewards, and CDT management. The committee, charged with finding solutions to work-related issues negatively affecting Local 727 members, followed up on vehicle cleanliness and discussed retraining forms, the grievance […]

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Union Secures Five Months of Back-Pay for First Transit DuPage Cadet Trainers

Union Secures Five Months of Back-Pay for First Transit DuPage Cadet Trainers

| February 28, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 recently settled a grievance with First Transit DuPage in which cadet trainers who performed training from March 1 – July 31, 2017 will receive five months of back-pay. In March 2017, Local 727 filed a grievance because the Company violated past practices by eliminating the premium paid to employees who performed cadet […]

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First Joint Labor-Management Committee Meeting Held Between Union and CDT

First Joint Labor-Management Committee Meeting Held Between Union and CDT

| February 14, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and CDT representatives recently held the first Joint Labor-Management Committee meeting. Due to Local 727’s efforts at reforming CDT’s operations, CDT’s new owner, National Express, agreed to form a joint labor-management committee to address and resolve any existing working conditions which have negatively affected members, including but not limited to the issues […]

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Regional NLRB Finds Merit with Union’s Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against CDT

| January 16, 2018

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board has found merit with Teamsters Local 727’s unfair labor practice charge against Cook-DuPage Transportation. The ULP charge stems from the Company’s refusal to provide information to the Union. CDT is required to post a notice to employees in the driver and dispatcher break rooms for 60 days, […]

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