Archive for May, 2017

PHOTOS: At Monthly Meeting, Local 727 Membership Invited to Support Navy Pier Strike, Saturday, May 27

PHOTOS: At Monthly Meeting, Local 727 Membership Invited to Support Navy Pier Strike, Saturday, May 27

| May 23, 2017

  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 May 21, 2017. In the last month, Local 727 negotiated and ratified new contracts with Double Tree Oakbrook and Go Airport – Renaissance Hotel Shuttle. The union […]

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Unfair Labor Practice Strike Thursday By Security, Fire and Safety Officers at Navy Pier

Unfair Labor Practice Strike Thursday By Security, Fire and Safety Officers at Navy Pier

| May 17, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 Fighting to Protect Officers’ Jobs, Preserve Current Contract Nearly 50 security, fire and safety officers who serve and protect Chicago residents and tourists at Navy Pier will initiate an unfair labor practice strike on Thursday, May 18. The officers, represented by Teamsters Local 727, had been employed by SMG and co-managed by Navy Pier, […]

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Steward Profile: Dennis Wilson of MV Transportation, North Cook

Steward Profile: Dennis Wilson of MV Transportation, North Cook

| May 12, 2017

“It’s like a family.” These words nicely sum up Dennis Wilson’s feelings about being a member of Teamsters Local 727. A paratransit driver for 14 years, Dennis was one of the original employees of MV Transportation’s Niles facility when the drivers were organized to join Local 727 back in 2008. Dennis loves being a member […]

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Local 727 Files Labor Board Charge Against Navy Pier, Inc.

| May 11, 2017

Company’s Intimidation of Union Threatens Security, Fire & Safety Officers’ Jobs at the Pier Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge today with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against Navy Pier, Inc., the company that manages operations at Navy Pier in Chicago. The charge is for intimidation of the union […]

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Navy Pier Security, Fire and Safety Officers Rally, May 15

| May 11, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 is requesting assistance at a rally in support of Teamster security, fire and safety officers at 1:30 p.m., Monday, May 15, at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL. All Teamster representatives, members and supporters are strongly encouraged to attend this rally and stand up for the security, fire and safety […]

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