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Notice to CDT Members Regarding Misrepresentations Surrounding Recent Bonuses

| May 2, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 understands that the Company has made misrepresentations surrounding recent bonuses distributed to Cook DuPage Transportation garage employees and would like to clarify the matter for all members. According to CDT, a National Express corporate initiative has given $1,000 bonuses to all bus and paratransit maintenance department employees nationwide as a reward for […]

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MV Division 422 Drivers and Aides are Second Unit in 2019 to Overwhelmingly Vote to Join Local 727

MV Division 422 Drivers and Aides are Second Unit in 2019 to Overwhelmingly Vote to Join Local 727

| April 16, 2019

On Friday, MV Transportation, Inc. drivers and aides servicing the MV Chicago 422 CPS Division voted to join Teamsters Local 727 by a staggering 2:1 ratio. The drivers and aides of MV Division 422 are responsible for the safe transportation of children with special needs to and from Chicago public schools.  By overwhelmingly voting in […]

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MV 422 Workers are One Step Closer to Teamster Representation, Local 727 Files Petition for Representation Election

| April 1, 2019

Yesterday, Teamsters Local 727 filed a petition for an election with the National Labor Relations Board on behalf of more than 100 MV Transportation, Inc. drivers and aides.  The petition was filed after an overwhelming majority of the MV Chicago 422 CPS Division drivers expressed interest in being represented by Local 727. The NLRB will […]

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Local 727 Files Grievance Over CDT’s Refusal to Pay Out Unused Vacation/Sick Time to Separated Employees

| March 22, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 recently filed a grievance against Cook DuPage Transportation Co., Inc., when it learned the Company has refused to pay out several members’ unused vacation and sick/personal time following their separation of employment from CDT. The CDT collective bargaining agreement specifies that all owed wages, accrued vacation days, and accrued sick/personal days are […]

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CDT Paratransit Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify New One-Year CBA

CDT Paratransit Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify New One-Year CBA

| November 21, 2018

After months of negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 paratransit members employed by paratransit operator Cook DuPage Transportation Co, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, overwhelmingly ratified a successor collective bargaining agreement on Monday, November 19th.  The new one-year agreement, which covers paratransit drivers, porters, dispatchers, recon, and customer service representatives, includes retroactive wage raises and an […]

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