OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS
The Chicago Teamsters Hispanic Caucus and Ortiz Boxing Club are sponsoring their annual Boxing Night on Oct. 16, where Juan Campos of Local 705, Debra Simmons-Peterson of Local 743, Jesse Miranda of Local 703 and Hernan Gomez of Local 781 will be honored.
Teamsters Local 727 members at M. Lange, Inc. have ratified a new three-year contract with annual raises and vacation fund increases. Local 727 representatives also secured employer-paid contribution increases to allow members to retain their top-notch union benefits.
Since Teamsters Local 727 began representing more than 1,500 beverage industry members earlier this year, the union has won dozens of grievances relating to discipline and terminations, holiday pay, attendance, overtime, seniority and other issues.
Teamsters Local 727 representatives have worked with Hinckley Springs management to clarify and improve the progressive discipline process surrounding employees’ sick days.