Archive for July, 2017

PHOTOS: Union Hosts 2nd Annual Barbecue for Paratransit Members

PHOTOS: Union Hosts 2nd Annual Barbecue for Paratransit Members

| July 28, 2017

  Teamsters Local 727 hosted a barbecue for First Transit Chicago members on July 26. It was one of several barbecues the Union is hosting for paratransit drivers this summer. This is the second consecutive year the Union is hosting barbecues for its paratransit membership. Coming off or before beginning their shifts, members enjoyed freshly […]

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CVS Again Wastes Time in Latest Round of Negotiation

| July 27, 2017

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and CVS management continued negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Just like the last meeting between the two parties, the Union wasted no time in expressing its willingness to reach a deal. CVS, however, again delayed nearly all day in responding to the […]

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Local 727 Files Grievance Against GLCCD for Unjust Termination

| July 25, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 has filed a grievance against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution for its unjust termination of an employee. The employee who requested and was on Family Medical Leave was terminated. When questioned about the company’s unjust action, a GLCCD supervisor commented that the employee allegedly did not clearly express the reason for his absence, […]

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Local 727 Fighting Hard for Its Members, Files Numerous Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against Employers

Local 727 Fighting Hard for Its Members, Files Numerous Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against Employers

| July 19, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 is maintaining an active presence before the National Labor Relations Board in 2017, having filed more than a dozen unfair labor practice charges against various employers in the first half of the year alone. Region 13 of the NLRB found merit with four of the recent charges that have been filed. A […]

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Union Wins Grievance Against CDT

| July 18, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 recently won a grievance against Cook-DuPage Transportation when CDT terminated a long-time employee without just cause. Through the grievance process, the union fought for and secured the employee’s return to work to her old classification with no loss of seniority. “This is one in a long line of wins for the union […]

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