For several days, Teamsters Local 727 has been picketing Prime Parking, located at 2 E. Oak St. in Chicago. The company, which recently acquired the contract to manage the parking garage, has unlawfully terminated and unlawfully refused to hire eight long-time attendants. “We will not stand idle when hardworking, loyal members lose their jobs due […]
Archive for October, 2016
Teamsters Local 727 Urges members to Attend Cook County Public Budget Hearings Teamsters Local 727 is asking members to show their support by donning Teamsters apparel and attending Cook County’s regional public hearings, which are happening this week. The companies are providing transportation to the hearings. Each public hearing addresses the union’s strong opposition to […]
After Numerous Bargaining Sessions, Local 727 Rejects SCI’s Updated Contract Agreement Representatives of Local 727 and Service Corporation International engaged in negotiations for a successor agreement to the collective bargaining agreement, which expired June 30, 2016. Union representatives rejected the extensive proposals of the company to diminish the contract rights of the membership. The union […]
Cook County Teamsters Urged to Join Fight Against Regressive Tax Teamsters Local 727 is calling all members to oppose a beverage tax recently proposed by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. In a misguided attempt to close Cook County’s budget gap, Preckwinkle wants a soda tax which would add more as much as 50 percent […]
All Teamsters Local 727 members are encouraged to attend the Union’s next general membership meeting. Date Sunday, October 30, 2016 Time 11am: Meet and Greet with your Local 727 business representatives and Benefit Fund representatives 12pm: Membership meeting Place 1300 West Higgins Road Suite 114 Park Ridge, IL 60068 Pastries and coffee will be served.
When LifeSource workers represented by Teamsters Local 727 ratified their latest contract on August 14, they locked down a vital new benefit — safety training. Following a web-based defensive driving course, three safety meetings were held throughout the day on September 29 for LifeSource members at the company’s Rosemont facility. Thanks to new requirements negotiated […]