Archive for February, 2018

Union Secures Five Months of Back-Pay for First Transit DuPage Cadet Trainers

Union Secures Five Months of Back-Pay for First Transit DuPage Cadet Trainers

| February 28, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 recently settled a grievance with First Transit DuPage in which cadet trainers who performed training from March 1 – July 31, 2017 will receive five months of back-pay. In March 2017, Local 727 filed a grievance because the Company violated past practices by eliminating the premium paid to employees who performed cadet […]

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Local 727 Attends 6th Annual Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee Gala

Local 727 Attends 6th Annual Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee Gala

| February 26, 2018

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Local 727 Volunteers for Political Candidates Ahead of the Illinois Primary

| February 26, 2018

Representatives of Teamsters Local 727 have been hitting the pavement this February by volunteering for political candidates up for re-election in the March 20 Illinois primary. Walking door-to-door last weekend on the northwest side of Chicago, Secretary-Treasurer John Coli Jr. and volunteer Local 727 staff handed out fliers and talked to the public about candidates […]

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GLCCD Stoops to New Low, Forces Union to File Unfair Labor Practice Charge

GLCCD Stoops to New Low, Forces Union to File Unfair Labor Practice Charge

| February 23, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has filed an unfair labor practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution as a result of the Company’s refusal to provide information. After filing two grievances on behalf of two unjustly disciplined Union Members, Local 727 made a routine request for relevant information […]

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Working People’s Day of Action – Feb. 24

| February 22, 2018

Fifty years ago this April, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated while advocating for union public sanitation workers striking in Memphis, Tenn. To honor the legacy of Dr. King and his commitment to standing up for hardworking men and women, Teamsters Local 727 is encouraging all of its members to participate in the Working […]

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