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 March, 2017
Representatives of Local 727 and Service Corporation International engaged in another round of negotiations for a successor agreement to the collective bargaining agreement (CBA), which expired June 30, 2016. Union representatives fought for and were able to preserve much of the current contract language (CCL) of the previous CBA. “SCI seems to love gutting the […]
Several business agents and the communications director from Local 727 proudly participated in a postcard drive held at Blue Sky Bakery on International Women’s Day, Wednesday, March 8. We filled out postcards addressed to our state’s representatives – including Governor Rauner and U.S. Senators Durbin and Duckworth – expressing our concerns on issues affecting […]
International Women’s Day March for Equal Rights, Justice & Power! A Women’s place is in the struggle. A grassroots Women’s movement can defeat the Trump agenda and so we are going to keep taking to the streets of this country to fight against sexism, white supremacy, anti-LGBTQ oppression, and war. For details, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1754195241467662/ […]
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Local 727 won a five-year contract for eight Laz Meters street closure monitors, folding it into an existing Laz Meters contract the union secured on behalf of the parking meter company’s 40 other employees. This was the first contract of its kind for this group of workers and it took only two weeks of negotiations […]