OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

2400 Lakeview Condominium Garage Employees Receive Covid-19 Hazard Pay

| May 13, 2020

Essential employees work in many different unionized industries including healthcare, transportation, food and beverage, funeral and livery services, and even parking.Teamsters Local 727 represents thousands of parking garage attendant employees working in residential and commercial garages all over Chicago, including residential garage attendants working at 2400 Lakeview Condominium building (a prominent building which overlooks Lake […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Benefit Fund Trustees Temporarily Extend Health & Welfare Coverage

| May 12, 2020

The Teamsters Local 727 Benefits Fund Trustees are proud to announce that the Funds Trustees have approved extending health and welfare coverage, thru May 31, 2020, to any participant that would have lost or will lose coverage due to not working enough hours during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. “I am proud of the Teamsters Local […]

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During a National Crisis, Rollex Fails to Recognize its Essential Employees

| May 7, 2020

At a time when normal daily activities such as taking public transportation to work, enjoying a meal break with longtime co-workers, or working side-by-side at a manufacturing plant put employees at risk to contract COVID-19, many employers have chosen to recognize this risk by paying additional compensation, or “hazard pay.”   Unfortunately, this is not the […]

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MV Transportation Division 422 Employees Left Out in the Cold While Others Remain Compensated

| May 6, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we quickly became aware of the significant impact that it would have on those in our lives that we care the most for—our children.  Day-to-day routines that are vital to the well-being of all children were drastically disrupted when Illinois leadership implemented a “stay at home order,” which has been […]

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Park USA Makes Furloughed Teamsters Local 727 Members Whole

| May 5, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 applauds the recent efforts of valet parking company, Park USA. A small privately-owned valet company based out of Elgin, IL, Park USA  was the first parking company (of what will hopefully be many) to pay illegally furloughed Teamsters Local 727 parking members using approved funding under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a […]

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