OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Veterinarians Perform Groundbreaking Hip Surgery on Tiger at Brookfield Zoo

Veterinarians Perform Groundbreaking Hip Surgery on Tiger at Brookfield Zoo

| January 29, 2021

Click here to read about on-going efforts being made to alleviate the arthritis pain of Malena, a 10-year-old Amur tiger who lives at the Brookfield Zoo.  Local 727 applauds the Zoo for doing all they can to care for Malena and the thousands of other animals who reside at the Brookfield Zoo. Teamsters Local 727 […]

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December General Membership Meeting Notice

December General Membership Meeting Notice

| December 6, 2020

In a continuing  effort to keep all of our 727 members safe the December General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below).           December General Membership Meeting Details                                Date: December 20, 2020     […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Replaces Hazard Pay with Thanksgiving Turkey

Keurig Dr Pepper Replaces Hazard Pay with Thanksgiving Turkey

| November 24, 2020

Most years, the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, gives their employees a turkey at Thanksgiving. This year, the company is claiming it is a recognition of employees’ efforts throughout the COVID-19 crisis. After discontinuing hazard pay and trying to limit which members the Union had on its bargaining committee, Keurig Dr […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Finds That Jewel-Osco Pharmacies Are Not Adequately Cleaned Following COVID-19 Exposure

Teamsters Local 727 Finds That Jewel-Osco Pharmacies Are Not Adequately Cleaned Following COVID-19 Exposure

| November 23, 2020

As COVID-19 cases double in the Chicagoland area in a matter of days, Jewel-Osco, a wholly owned subsidiary of Albertsons NYSE:ACI, has done little to mitigate and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in its pharmacies. Pharmacists perform the vital work of providing medication and medical advice to our communities, including those that are most vulnerable. […]

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SP+ Reimburses Full-Time Residential Parking Members For Involuntary Paid Time Off During Furlough

SP+ Reimburses Full-Time Residential Parking Members For Involuntary Paid Time Off During Furlough

| November 18, 2020

During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, full-time parking members working at SP+ residential locations, including those working at a number of Gold Coast condominium buildings along Lake Shore Drive, were unjustly and unilaterally furloughed by the company in direct violation of the CBA and National Labor Relations Act. Over the course of several weeks, […]

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