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 December, 2016
After Contentious and Divisive National Election, Teamsters Local 727 Calls its Brothers and Sisters to Unite
As a union, Teamsters Local 727 has always been dedicated to labor and social justice. Given the current political climate, we feel it’s incredibly important to remind you: Our pledge to protect all members stands strong. “As always, Teamsters Local 727 is dedicated to fighting for our 10,000 hardworking members both on the job and […]
Teamsters Local 727 representatives have been hosting member appreciation cookouts this summer for the union’s ever-growing paratransit membership.
Local 727 Continues to Fight for the Rights of SCI Members as Contract Negotiations Resume After four previous bargaining sessions, Teamsters Local 727 and Service Corporation International resumed contract negotiations on Nov. 21-22. SCI management continued to propose many changes that would diminish Teamster members’ rights, such as weakened grievance and arbitration procedures, elimination of […]