Archive for September, 2017

PHOTOS: Union Hosts National Express d/b/a CDT Cookout

PHOTOS: Union Hosts National Express d/b/a CDT Cookout

| September 20, 2017

  On September 14, Teamsters Local 727 held its final paratransit cookout of the summer for National Express d/b/a CDT members. It was a fabulous turnout, as hundreds of hungry Teamsters lined up throughout the day to enjoy grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and turkey burgers before starting or upon completing their shifts. 10-year employee […]

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Local 727 Helps ‘Spur’ Change at Teamsters Women’s Conference in San Antonio, Texas

Local 727 Helps ‘Spur’ Change at Teamsters Women’s Conference in San Antonio, Texas

| September 19, 2017

Members of Teamsters Local 727 are proud participants at this year’s Teamster’s Women’s Conference being held in San Antonio, Texas. Themed “Teamster Women Spur Change,” the annual three-day conference kicked off Sunday and concludes today. Teamster men and women have had a unique opportunity to empower one another through educational workshops, speaker panels and social […]

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Union and First Transit DuPage Reach Tentative Agreement

| September 15, 2017

After several rounds of negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 and First Transit DuPage were able to reach a tentative agreement on a new contract. The proposed three-year agreement represents the best contract First Transit DuPage members have ever had. It includes significant wage increases over the life of the contract, enhanced seniority privileges, and improved working […]

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Join Local 727 for Walk Against Breast Cancer in Park Ridge, October 14!

Join Local 727 for Walk Against Breast Cancer in Park Ridge, October 14!

| September 15, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 is inviting all members to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Park Ridge, IL. The approximately five-mile walk is taking place on Saturday, October 14th, beginning at 9 a.m. at Hodges Park – 101 S. Courtland Avenue. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. As a […]

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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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