OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Update: NLRB Issues Complaint Against Buddy’s Parking Company LLC, Hearing Set for March

| November 30, 2017

Earlier this year, Teamsters Local 727 filed three unfair labor practice charges against Buddy’s Parking, LLC. The charges allege a refusal to bargain in good faith with the Union based on Buddy’s refusal to process grievances, provide information and most seriously, its refusal to bargain over the effects of its total layoff of all bargaining […]

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Chicago Parking Valet’s Julio Gonzalez ARRESTED for Failing to Appear in Federal Court

| November 28, 2017

Julio Gonzalez of Chicago Parking Valet was taken into custody today by a U.S. Marshal. Only five business days prior, U.S. District Court Judge Joan B. Gottschell issued a bench warrant for Gonzalez’s arrest for his failure to appear in federal court and defend himself against a lawsuit filed by Teamsters Local 727 to enforce […]

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Union Works to Save Zookeepers’ Jobs in Exchange for Settling Absenteeism Policy

| November 22, 2017

In its history with Teamsters Local 727, Brookfield Zoo has never identified and slated active bargaining unit employees for layoff. Recently, however, the Zoo informed Local 727 that four non-probationary bargaining unit employees, who have a combined 50 years of service to the Zoo, would be laid off. Local 727 has entered into an agreement […]

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Area Standards Required at MCM Parking

Area Standards Required at MCM Parking

| November 20, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 is currently conducting an area standards demonstration against MCM Parking Inc. MCM Parking took over parking operations at the Constellation Condominiums from Pioneer Parking on October 1, 2017, but is not paying area standard wages or providing area standard employment benefits like Pioneer Parking. The garage is located at 1555 N. Dearborn […]

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Free Flu Shots to be Offered Again at Next General Membership Meeting, November 19

Free Flu Shots to be Offered Again at Next General Membership Meeting, November 19

| November 13, 2017

Due to the high demand, Teamsters Local 727 will again be offering free flu shots to our members at the next general membership meeting being held Sunday, November 19, 2017. As she did at the October meeting, Osco pharmacist and Teamster steward Laura Lucafo will begin administering shots approximately one hour before the 12:00 p.m. […]

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