Archive for October, 2016

Cook County Public Budget Hearings Starting This Week

| October 25, 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 […]

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SCI Bargaining Update

| October 25, 2016

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 […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Opposes Job-killing Beverage Tax

| October 21, 2016

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 […]

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You are Invited! Next Membership Meeting October 30

| October 13, 2016

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.

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Lifesource members benefit from new safety protocol secured in new contract

| October 7, 2016

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 […]

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