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Union’s Investigation into “4 and Go” and Removals from Service Reveals Contract Violations by the Employer

| October 20, 2017

Recently, Teamsters Local 727 members notified the Union that National Express d/b/a Cook DuPage Transportation (CDT) was not assigning “4 and Go’s” pursuant to the contract. Immediately after receiving this information from the members, Local 727 began an investigation and sent an information request to the Company. In response to the Union’s information request, Local […]

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Union and First Transit DuPage Ratify New Contract

| September 25, 2017

Richest Contract in the Paratransit Location’s History First Transit DuPage Pace drivers voted to ratify a new contract. The new three-year agreement represents the richest contract ever achieved for the 27 Teamsters Local 727 members at the DuPage facility. It includes significant wage increases over the life of the contract, enhanced seniority privileges, and improved […]

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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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