Archive for October, 2018

Brookfield Zoo and Hyatt Named “Highest-Rated Workplaces in Chicago”

| October 24, 2018

Employees of Brookfield Zoo and Hyatt—companies which employ more than 250 Teamsters Local 727 members—have rated the companies as two of the top places to work in the Chicagoland area. NBC Chicago reported Brookfield Zoo as coming in at number two on the list with employees stating the “culture and work-life balance to be positive […]

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Local 727 Secures Tentative Agreement with CDT that Enhances and Streamlines the Grievance Procedure

| October 24, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, met Monday, October 22nd and Tuesday, October 23rd to continue negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement.  The current CBA covering paratransit drivers, porters, dispatchers, recon, and customer service representatives expires on October 31st. During the latest negotiating sessions, the Union bargaining […]

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University of Chicago Shuttle Bus Drivers Ratify First Teamster CBA

| October 23, 2018

Just a few short months after 100% of participants voted “YES” for Teamsters Local 727 representation, 47 University of Chicago shuttle bus drivers employed by First Transit have ratified their first Teamster collective bargaining agreement.  On Saturday, October 20, 2018, the newest members of Local 727 overwhelmingly voted to ratify a three-year agreement which includes […]

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Aetna Responds to Teamsters Local 727 Letters to Executives, No Word from CVS

| October 22, 2018

CHICAGO, October 22, 2018 – Only days after Teamsters Local 727 mailed letters to top executives of Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), an Aetna representative informed the Union that the Company had opened an investigation into Local 727’s reports of CVS (NYSE: CVS) deflecting “all Union attempts to bargain in good faith, while seeking to limit […]

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PHOTOS: Local 727 Joins the Fight Against Breast Cancer

PHOTOS: Local 727 Joins the Fight Against Breast Cancer

| October 19, 2018

  Teamsters Local 727 members, families, and friends came out to Park Ridge earlier this month for the American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.  Dressed in head-to-toe pink, the Local 727 team joined together to spread awareness and support the fight against breast cancer. Local 727 once again partnered with the […]

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