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First Transit DuPage Members Win Grievances to Improve Safety

First Transit DuPage Members Win Grievances to Improve Safety

| March 16, 2022

Paratransit drivers perform the much-needed service of providing reliable and safe transportation to the most vulnerable members of our communities. Throughout the pandemic, these essential workers put themselves and their families at risk to always get the job done. These Teamsters Local 727 members take great pride in their work and simply ask that they […]

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MV Division 135 Bends to Demands of Members: Contract Ratified by Group

| July 13, 2021

On July 11th, MV Transportation Division 135 drivers, dispatchers, schedulers, payroll clerks, mechanics, and utility workers voted overwhelmingly to ratify a successor agreement. This ratification followed a brave act of solidarity in which the group voted to authorize a strike – primarily over the issue of mandatory overtime – which sent a message loud and clear […]

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MV Division 135 Bends to Demands of Members: July 2nd Strike Postponed

| July 1, 2021

On Sunday, June 27th, MV Transportation Division 135 drivers, dispatchers, schedulers, payroll clerks, mechanics, and utility workers, all members of Teamsters Local 727, voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against their employer, MV Transportation.  This brave act of solidarity definitely sent a message loud and clear to the Company, who responded within days with an […]

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Local 727 Members Help Chicago Parking Meters Earn $500 Million in Profit

Local 727 Members Help Chicago Parking Meters Earn $500 Million in Profit

| July 1, 2021

With the help of the nearly one hundred Local 727 bargaining unit members who work as Meter Operators, Meter Enforcement Agents, General Meter Maintenance Technicians, and in the Closure Department for operators LAZ Meters, LLC and Lincoln Security, respectively, the parking meter operation in Chicago has been a huge success. Chicago Parking Meters, the private […]

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COBRA Subsidy Available for Eligible Union Members *Updated

COBRA Subsidy Available for Eligible Union Members *Updated

| April 15, 2021

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law. The Act includes a six-month, federally-financed COBRA subsidy to cover the COBRA premium for eligible individuals from April 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021. During this six-month period, the federal government will pay the full COBRA premium for each eligible individual, and the eligible […]

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