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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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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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