OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Bargaining Update: SCI Funeral Members

| December 5, 2016

Local 727 Continues to Fight for the Rights of SCI Members as Contract Negotiations Resume After four previous bargaining sessions, Teamsters Local 727 and Service Corporation International resumed contract negotiations on Nov. 21-22. SCI management continued to propose many changes that would diminish Teamster members’ rights, such as weakened grievance and arbitration procedures, elimination of […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Urges Members To Attend Leafleting To Support Chicago Reader Negotiations

| October 28, 2016

Local 727 Members are encouraged to take part in upcoming leafleting events to support Chicago Reader members’ efforts to win a fair contract. Employees at Chicago Reader, the city’s long-standing free newspaper, have recently joined the Chicago News Guild and are negotiating their first contract. Contract bargaining has hit a standstill after a long year […]

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Flu Shots Offered At Upcoming Member Meeting

| October 28, 2016

Union members will enjoy the benefit of receiving flu shots by Osco at the member meeting held at Teamsters Meeting Hall this Sunday. “Excellent health and wellness of all our members is of upmost importance to us,” said John Coli, Jr., President of Teamsters Local 727. Date Sunday, October 30, 2016 Time 11am: Meet and […]

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Pepsi Members Receive Seniority Implementation Dispute Awards

| October 28, 2016

Several Pepsi members filed grievances against the beverage giant due to wrongful decision-making in recent job placements and, as a result of an arbitration, won awards. On July 9, 2015, an arbitration hearing was held regarding several grievances against Pepsi about job bid seniority. Pepsi utilized company seniority as grounds for decisions for several job […]

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November 2016 Retiree Club Newsletter

| October 26, 2016

The Teamsters Local 727 Stewards November 2016 Newsletter is here! Read about LifeSource members, how to order Teamsters license plates, and the upcoming Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee Annual Health Fair! Check it out here. If you have any questions, contact your local business representative at (847)696-7500. Teamsters Local 727 represents 10,000 hardworking men and […]

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