Archive for November, 2017

Update: NLRB Issues Complaint Against Buddy’s Parking Company LLC, Hearing Set for March

| November 30, 2017

Earlier this year, Teamsters Local 727 filed three unfair labor practice charges against Buddy’s Parking, LLC. The charges allege a refusal to bargain in good faith with the Union based on Buddy’s refusal to process grievances, provide information and most seriously, its refusal to bargain over the effects of its total layoff of all bargaining […]

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Union Reaches Favorable Settlements for Chicago Tribune Drivers, Arbitrations Looming

Union Reaches Favorable Settlements for Chicago Tribune Drivers, Arbitrations Looming

| November 30, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 has resolved multiple outstanding arbitrations that were filed on behalf of Chicago Tribune drivers. Over the past year, two drivers were wrongfully taken off their bidded runs and assigned to other runs or routes without being paid fairly for the work. Local 727 filed grievances on behalf of these two drivers and […]

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Chicago Parking Valet’s Julio Gonzalez ARRESTED for Failing to Appear in Federal Court

| November 28, 2017

Julio Gonzalez of Chicago Parking Valet was taken into custody today by a U.S. Marshal. Only five business days prior, U.S. District Court Judge Joan B. Gottschell issued a bench warrant for Gonzalez’s arrest for his failure to appear in federal court and defend himself against a lawsuit filed by Teamsters Local 727 to enforce […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

| November 23, 2017

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Union Works to Save Zookeepers’ Jobs in Exchange for Settling Absenteeism Policy

| November 22, 2017

In its history with Teamsters Local 727, Brookfield Zoo has never identified and slated active bargaining unit employees for layoff. Recently, however, the Zoo informed Local 727 that four non-probationary bargaining unit employees, who have a combined 50 years of service to the Zoo, would be laid off. Local 727 has entered into an agreement […]

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