President John Coli Jr. presided as officers and representatives updated the membership on contracts, grievances, arbitrations and other union business during Teamsters Local 727’s general meeting on March 26. In the last month, Local 727 negotiated new contracts for Hawthorne ODT, Chicago Tribune drivers, and shuttle bus drivers and bellmen at the Orrington and […]
Archive for September, 2016
The Teamsters’ national “Drive Up Standards” school bus campaign has begun publishing a newsletter for all members. Download the first issue of the newsletter at the following link or visit DriveUpStandards.org for more information. “Drive Up Standards” is a nationwide campaign to organize and bring more rights to drivers and workers in the school bus […]
Teamsters Local 727 representatives hosted member appreciation cookouts this summer for the union’s fast-growing paratransit membership.
Teamsters Local 727 is still fighting against CVS management’s wrongful denial of baby bonding time. Earlier this year, three CVS members were promised time off for baby bonding by CVS management as part of the company’s policy. Management then rescinded its promises, saying the pharmacists were not eligible because they are union members.
Teamsters Local 727 representatives recently have won several grievances against Cook DuPage Transportation management and have numerous others slated for arbitration.