Archive for May, 2017

Allied Security Guard Hit by Vehicle at Navy Pier as Veteran Officers Kept on Strike

| May 31, 2017

A less qualified security guard used by Allied Universal in place of veteran officers at Navy Pier was struck by a vehicle while attempting to direct traffic at the major tourist attraction on Saturday, May 27. Eyewitnesses and police officers on the scene reported the incident and spoke with members of Teamsters Local 727, which […]

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In Initial Proposed Contract Changes, FDSA Wants Draconian Cuts Made to Local 727 Funeral Member Pay and Benefits

| May 30, 2017

New contract negotiations between Teamsters Local 727 and Funeral Directors Service Association of Greater Chicago (FDSA) were held May 25, 2017. The talks centered on FDSA’s proposed contract changes, many of which could best be characterized as punitive toward Teamster funeral directors, embalmers, and drivers. Among the changes FDSA proposed are cuts to sick, personal […]

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Local 727 Agrees to Court Order to Continue Safeguarding Navy Pier

Local 727 Agrees to Court Order to Continue Safeguarding Navy Pier

| May 26, 2017

In the interest of public safety, Local 727 has agreed to a court order to continue to safeguard Navy Pier. Forty-three Teamster security, fire and safety officers at Navy Pier have been engaged in an unfair labor practice strike against Allied since May 18.

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Teamsters Rally at Navy Pier, Saturday, May 27!

Teamsters Rally at Navy Pier, Saturday, May 27!

| May 25, 2017

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CVS Wastes Time, Refuses to Make Movement in Latest Round of Mediation

| May 25, 2017

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and CVS management continued negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The union wasted no time in expressing its willingness to reach a deal; however, CVS delayed in responding to the federal mediator’s supposal, which, if accepted by CVS, would signify huge […]

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