Archive for August, 2017

Bud Billiken Parade 2017

| August 31, 2017

On August 12th, the Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee proudly partnered up with Teamsters National Black Caucus – Chicago Chapter at the Bud Billiken Day Parade. Members barbecued and gave out school bags filled with school supplies that were graciously donated by the following sponsors: Teamsters Joint Council 25 Teamsters Local 458M Teamsters Local […]

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Union Files New Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against River North Parking, As Arbitration Looms

| August 31, 2017

With five arbitrations looming against River North Parking, Teamsters Local 727 has filed three new unfair labor practice charges against the company as a result of its failure to process three of the arbitrations and its refusal to provide information to the Union. Two of the arbitrations are scheduled to be heard on September 11, […]

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Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Teamsters Local 727 And Against Cremation Society of Illinois

| August 29, 2017

Cremation Society’s ‘One Man Bargaining Unit’ Theory Dashed On August 28, 2017, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Teamsters Local Union No. 727 and against Cremation Society of Illinois and Olson Burke/Sullivan Funeral & Cremation Center.  Central to the case was Olson Burke/Sullivan’s attempt to renege on all obligations under its Union contract […]

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Unfair Labor Practices Under Investigation Against Buddy’s Parking

| August 25, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 recently filed three unfair labor practice charges against Buddy’s Parking. The charges were filed as a result of Buddy’s refusal to bargain over the effects of its alleged permanent layoff of union employees at 2 E. Oak St. in Chicago, its refusal to process grievances, and its refusal to provide information to […]

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Local 727 Stewards Learn the “Ins and Outs” of their Job at Teamsters Joint Council 25 Steward Trainings

Local 727 Stewards Learn the “Ins and Outs” of their Job at Teamsters Joint Council 25 Steward Trainings

| August 24, 2017

Teamsters Joint Council 25 held the first of two annual steward training sessions on Saturday, August 19, at UnionHall, 1300 W. Higgins Rd., in Park Ridge. 10 stewards from Teamsters Local 727 attended the training session, in which participants were briefed on a range of topics including Weingarten Rights, grievance and arbitration procedures and the […]

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