Archive for September, 2017

Coca-Cola to Reimburse More Members Affected by the 2016 Tobacco Premium

| September 12, 2017

In June, Teamsters Local 727 reported that it filed a grievance as a result of tobacco premiums that Coca-Cola charged members in 2016 in violation of the collective bargaining agreement. Because of Local 727’s efforts, Coca-Cola paid an 85% reimbursement of the 2016 premium surcharge to affected members. The Union recently discovered, however, that some […]

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Make Your Voice Heard: Can the Tax Rally Sept. 12!

Make Your Voice Heard: Can the Tax Rally Sept. 12!

| September 8, 2017

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Union Investigates CDT’s 4 and Go Assignments

| September 6, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 was recently informed that National Express d/b/a Cook DuPage Transportation (CDT) may not be assigning 4 and Go’s in seniority order. As a result, the Union has sent an information request to the company that asks for, among other things – An up-to-date seniority list Employee classifications and sub groups A list […]

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Attention Teamster Women: 3rd Quarter Membership Meeting Notice

Attention Teamster Women: 3rd Quarter Membership Meeting Notice

| September 5, 2017

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Local 727 Celebrates Labor Day

Local 727 Celebrates Labor Day

| September 4, 2017

Another Labor Day has arrived, and with it, a day off of work and school. It has been this way since 1894 when Labor Day became a federal holiday honored on the first Monday in September. Many of us, particularly those outside the labor movement, may take the holiday for granted, not appreciating how labor […]

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