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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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Union Settles Grievance, Removes Discipline and Restores Pay for CDT Part-Time Customer Service Reps

Union Settles Grievance, Removes Discipline and Restores Pay for CDT Part-Time Customer Service Reps

| January 12, 2018

Cook-DuPage Transportation did not give sick/personal days for part-time customer service employees in violation of the collective bargaining agreement. As a result of CDT’s contract violation, members were unjustly disciplined for absences and not paid for absences up to five days during 2017. Local 727 immediately contested CDT’s actions, filed a grievance, and is happy […]

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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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