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PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecues for MV Transportation North Cook and First Transit DuPage

PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecues for MV Transportation North Cook and First Transit DuPage

| August 21, 2017

  Teamsters Local 727 recently hosted paratransit barbecues for MV Transportation North Cook and First Transit DuPage. Like previous barbecues, paratransit members enjoyed delicious food while having an opportunity to chat with union representatives and their fellow workers in a relaxed setting. Gil Wieczorek of First Transit DuPage had nothing but praise for his Teamster […]

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NLRB Issues Complaint Against CDT

| August 15, 2017

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board issued its first-ever complaint based on a ULP filed by Teamsters Local 727 against Cook-DuPage Transportation. The complaint, issued on August 8, 2017, was as a result of CDT’s refusal to provide information to the Union. This information was necessary for Local 727 to perform its duties […]

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PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecue for MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135

PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecue for MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135

| August 11, 2017

  Teamsters Local 727 hosted a barbecue for MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135 members on August 10. Many members stopped by the Local 727 barbecue tent to enjoy the grilled fare. Rita Hearns said, “This is my first day on the job and look what I came to – a wonderful welcoming. I’m glad I […]

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Union and First Transit DuPage Begin Contract Negotiations on a Positive Note

| August 11, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 and First Transit DuPage commenced negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on Monday, August 7 and again on Tuesday, August 8. The talks were productive, as the parties found agreement on several non-economic issues. The parties reached a tentative agreement on the following: Drivers will no longer be required or scheduled […]

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PHOTOS: Union Hosts 2nd Annual Barbecue for Paratransit Members

PHOTOS: Union Hosts 2nd Annual Barbecue for Paratransit Members

| July 28, 2017

  Teamsters Local 727 hosted a barbecue for First Transit Chicago members on July 26. It was one of several barbecues the Union is hosting for paratransit drivers this summer. This is the second consecutive year the Union is hosting barbecues for its paratransit membership. Coming off or before beginning their shifts, members enjoyed freshly […]

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