OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Working People’s Day of Action – Feb. 24

| February 22, 2018

Fifty years ago this April, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated while advocating for union public sanitation workers striking in Memphis, Tenn. To honor the legacy of Dr. King and his commitment to standing up for hardworking men and women, Teamsters Local 727 is encouraging all of its members to participate in the Working […]

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Teamsters Support Creation of Bipartisan House-Senate Committee to Solve Pension Crisis

Teamsters Support Creation of Bipartisan House-Senate Committee to Solve Pension Crisis

| February 14, 2018

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Local 727 Educational Assistance Fund Helps Participants and their Kids Get Through College

| February 2, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund allocates funds each school year to provide reimbursements for participants, their spouses, and eligible dependents who are 27 or younger, are full-time college students at accredited colleges and universities and incur tuition and educational fee expenses. This year, the Trustees have allocated a total of $3 […]

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Union Endorsements for March 20 Illinois Primary Election

Union Endorsements for March 20 Illinois Primary Election

| February 2, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections are upon us and Teamsters Local 727 encourages all its members to get out and vote. Early voting for the Illinois primary election begins as soon as February 8 and runs through March 19. The last day to register to vote is February 20. To register online or to verify your […]

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Union Pushes Back Against GLCCD and Prepares to Fight in 13 Upcoming Arbitrations

Union Pushes Back Against GLCCD and Prepares to Fight in 13 Upcoming Arbitrations

| January 29, 2018

Currently, Teamsters Local 727 has 13 arbitrations pending against Great Lakes Coca Cola Distribution. Many of the arbitration cases are over unjust discipline and in at least one of the cases, GLCCD failed to provide a written warning to the employee within 10 working days following the Company’s knowledge of the alleged employee violation. When […]

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