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Local 727 & MV Transportation Reach Tentative Agreements on First MV-422 CBA and New Loyola Contract

| October 7, 2019

After a full day of negotiations with MV Transportation, Inc. on Thursday, October 3, the Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee was successful in securing a tentative agreement for the first collective bargaining agreement covering MV-422 drivers and aides.  The tentatively agreed 1-year contract introduces a strong grievance procedure, establishes fair seniority-based bidding procedures, and includes […]

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Local 727 Applies for IBT Strike Benefits for MV Workers and Obtains Joint Council 25 Strike Sanction

| September 20, 2019

Last week, Teamsters Local 727 informed Joint Council 25 that two bargaining units of transit workers employed by MV Transportation, Inc. have authorized the initiation of an unfair labor practice strike against their employer and requested that the Joint Council sanction and recognize the bargaining units’ possible future picket lines.  On Wednesday, Joint Council 25 […]

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Company Makes Little Movement After CPS Paratransit & Loyola University Shuttle Workers Vote to Initiate Unfair Labor Practice Strikes

| September 12, 2019

CHICAGO, September 12, 2019 – Two bargaining units of transit workers represented by Teamsters Local 727 voted to authorize initiating unfair labor practice (ULP) strikes against their employer, MV Transportation, Inc., on Wednesday, September 4, as a result of the company’s unlawful conduct throughout negotiations with the union. To date, Local 727 has filed two […]

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Teamsters Local 727 CPS Paratransit & Loyola University Shuttle Drivers & Aides Set to Vote on Initiating ULP Strikes

Teamsters Local 727 CPS Paratransit & Loyola University Shuttle Drivers & Aides Set to Vote on Initiating ULP Strikes

| August 29, 2019

CHICAGO, August 29, 2019 – While students busily prepare for the first day of a new school year, the Chicagoland transit workers they depend upon are busy preparing for potential unfair labor practice strikes. On Wednesday, September 4, two bargaining units of transit workers represented by Teamsters Local 727 will vote to authorize initiating unfair […]

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PHOTOS: Local 727 Hosts Annual Paratransit Cookouts for MV and First Transit Members

PHOTOS: Local 727 Hosts Annual Paratransit Cookouts for MV and First Transit Members

| August 14, 2019

This summer, Teamsters Local 727 hosted its annual paratransit cookouts for MV Transportation, Inc. and First Transit members at the companies’ Chicago and North Cook facilities.  Hundreds of hardworking members stopped by to pick up grilled sausages, hot dogs, and bratwursts, as well as catch-up on the latest Local 727 happenings. “Our paratransit members work […]

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