Enthusiastic members unanimously elected the John T. Coli Slate to the Executive Board of Teamsters Local 727 at the November 6, 2016 membership meeting.
“Our hardworking union members make it possible for Local 727 to do what it sets out to do—protect workers’ rights and fight for better pay, working conditions and opportunities for working families,” said John Coli, Jr., President of Local 727. “I am humbled and forever grateful for their energy shown today and every day.”
The John T. Coli Slate, under the leadership of Secretary-Treasurer John T. Coli, was elected without opposition. The board’s next three-year term begins January 1, 2017.
John T. Coli has been a Teamsters member since 1971. He has served as Secretary-Treasurer of Local 727 since 1992, the President of Teamsters Joint Council 25 in 2002 and was first elected a Central Region Vice President of the Teamsters International Union in 2006. He is also a member of the Illinois Bar.
John Coli, Jr. has been a member of the Teamsters since 2000. He became the local union’s President in 2011, and is a member of both Local 727’s Parking Industry Labor Management Committee and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Parking Council. He is a graduate of Columbia University undergraduate and law school and a member of the Illinois Bar.
In addition to the Secretary-Treasurer and President, the Local 727 Executive Board includes Vice President Zeberdee Barnes, Recording Secretary William Coli, and Trustees Floyd Hughes, Curt Ziedrich and Darryl Poelinitz.
“Together, the Executive Board looks forward to the next chapter at Local 727,” John Coli, Jr. said. “The livelihoods of each and every one of our members continues to be the paramount focus for every member of this Executive Board, and we will continue to work tirelessly to improve the present and the future for our members and their families.”
Teamsters Local 727 represents 10,000 hardworking men and women throughout the Chicago area.
Nothing in this article should be read as the union’s waiver of any legal argument, position or additional grievance. The union does not forfeit its right to make any and all supplemental arguments.
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