OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Local 727 Fighting Hard for Its Members, Files Hundreds of Grievances Against Employers

| November 9, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 has had a very busy 2017 filing grievances on behalf of its members. Since January, Local 727 business representatives have filed over 300 grievances. Of those grievances, over 40 have been filed for arbitration and many others settled with agreeable terms. In the third quarter alone there have been five arbitration hearings. […]

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Parking Members Receive $0.75 Annual Contractual Raise

| November 8, 2017

Last year, Teamsters Local 727 negotiated annual wage raises in the master parking agreement. The agreement covers more than 2,000 parking attendants working at commercial and residential locations throughout the Chicago area. Each contract anniversary, increases are allocated between wages and benefit contributions. This year’s annual contract wage increase is $0.75 per hour and went […]

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Union and Wyndham Hotel Shuttle Drivers Ratify New Contract

| November 6, 2017

Wyndham Hotel shuttle drivers voted recently to ratify a new contract. This is just the second contract negotiated for this group, who became Local 727 members only five years ago. Highlights of the five-year agreement negotiated by Teamsters Local 727 include larger increases to wages and creation of new trip fees, extra paid time off, […]

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CVS Delays Selection of Dates to Meet with Union for Next Round of Negotiations

| October 27, 2017

CVS is yet again delaying selecting dates to meet with Teamsters Local 727 for the next round of bargaining for a new contract. The Parties last met on October 3, 2017. Prior to that meeting, the Union demanded, but CVS refused, to select additional dates beyond October 3rd, indicating instead that it would select one […]

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Improved Pharmacy Work Standards Championed by Local 727 Up for Possible Vote in Chicago City Council

| October 26, 2017

Teamsters Local 727’s efforts at reforming pharmacist work standards are now closer to becoming reality in Chicago. According to a recent article published in the Chicago Tribune, on Oct. 10, the City Council Finance Committee approved a proposal containing all the provisions Local 727 and pharmacists have long pushed for. The proposed legislation includes limits […]

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