OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

MV Division 135 Bends to Demands of Members: Contract Ratified by Group

| July 13, 2021

On July 11th, MV Transportation Division 135 drivers, dispatchers, schedulers, payroll clerks, mechanics, and utility workers voted overwhelmingly to ratify a successor agreement. This ratification followed a brave act of solidarity in which the group voted to authorize a strike – primarily over the issue of mandatory overtime – which sent a message loud and clear […]

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MV Division 135 Bends to Demands of Members: July 2nd Strike Postponed

| July 1, 2021

On Sunday, June 27th, MV Transportation Division 135 drivers, dispatchers, schedulers, payroll clerks, mechanics, and utility workers, all members of Teamsters Local 727, voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against their employer, MV Transportation.  This brave act of solidarity definitely sent a message loud and clear to the Company, who responded within days with an […]

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Momentous Agreement Achieved Between Teamsters Local 727 and Pepsi Beverages North America

Momentous Agreement Achieved Between Teamsters Local 727 and Pepsi Beverages North America

| May 28, 2021

More than 400 days have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic began and Governor Pritzker ordered all Illinois residents to “shelter-in-place.” While most Illinois residents were able to work from home to protect themselves and their loved ones, over 500 Pepsi frontline, essential Teamster workers (in addition to thousands of other Local 727 members) reported to […]

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May General Membership Meeting Notice

May General Membership Meeting Notice

| May 10, 2021

In a continuing  effort to keep all of our 727 members safe the May General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below).               May General Membership Meeting Details                                  Date: May 23, […]

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Arlington Park Race Track’s Final Lap

Arlington Park Race Track’s Final Lap

| May 7, 2021

On Friday, April 30th, Teamsters Local 727 members returned to work at Arlington Park Race Track to start the 68-day meet which many expect to be the last live racing meet in the Park’s 94-year history. Originally opened in 1927, this Midwestern mecca has hosted celebrated racehorses Secretariat and Cigar, as well as famous jockeys […]

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