Archive for June, 2018

United We Rise

United We Rise

| June 26, 2018

Corporate billionaires are trying to mislead the public into thinking Unions and the labor movement are no longer necessary.  The Pew Research Center released a study earlier this month that indicates the efforts of these Big Business bullies have fallen short. The study found that the majority of Americans have a favorable impression of unions […]

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PHOTOS: Funeral Members Gain New Insight at Union CE Seminar

PHOTOS: Funeral Members Gain New Insight at Union CE Seminar

| June 18, 2018

  Funeral directors and embalmers attended the Teamsters Local 727 continuing education seminar on Wednesday, June 13th at the Union meeting hall in Park Ridge. Local 727 hosts the six-hour seminar, which is free to members in good standing, twice each year.  Those funeral industry members in attendance have the opportunity to earn up to […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Notifies Top CVS Executives of CVS Negotiators’ Unwillingness to Reach a Deal

Teamsters Local 727 Notifies Top CVS Executives of CVS Negotiators’ Unwillingness to Reach a Deal

| June 18, 2018

Union Demands Fair Treatment and Good Faith Bargaining for Pharmacists Earlier this month, Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr., wrote letters to 25 executives at CVS detailing the disrespectful and upsetting manner in which local Company representatives and CVS’s chief negotiator have handled ongoing negotiations with the Union. “It has been over two years […]

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727 Members Celebrate Union Triumphs with Tacos at May Meeting

| June 11, 2018

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli Jr. updated Teamsters Local 727 members on contracts, grievances, arbitrations, and other union business during the Union Membership Meeting on May 20, 2018. The membership was updated on Union victories in May, including Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board issuing a complaint against CC Traffic for the Company’s refusal to […]

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Union and MV Chicago 135 Reach Tentative Agreement on Multiple Key Issues

| June 6, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee reached tentative agreements with MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135 on multiple contract provisions as negotiations continued on May 29th, May 30th, and May 31st. The Union and Company have tentatively agreed to a new lunch break policy, which will add time to drivers’ routes to account for the additional […]

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