Archive for November, 2018

Unprepared GES Cancels Meeting Minutes Before Negotiations are Set to Resume

| November 28, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and Global Exposition Services were set to resume negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement covering employees working in the G.E.S. warehouse on Thursday, November 15th at the Local 727 office. While the date and location were agreed upon by both parties two weeks in advance, Local 727 received a call a […]

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Local 727 Files Grievance Over GLCCD’s Attempted Unilateral Change of FMLA Policy

| November 21, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 recently filed yet another grievance against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, when it learned of the Company’s attempt to unilaterally change its FMLA policy. Several members informed the Union that they had been called in individually to meet with management.  GLCCD then presented members with a new “intake form” and proceeded to detail […]

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CDT Paratransit Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify New One-Year CBA

CDT Paratransit Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify New One-Year CBA

| November 21, 2018

After months of negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 paratransit members employed by paratransit operator Cook DuPage Transportation Co, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, overwhelmingly ratified a successor collective bargaining agreement on Monday, November 19th.  The new one-year agreement, which covers paratransit drivers, porters, dispatchers, recon, and customer service representatives, includes retroactive wage raises and an […]

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Read the Teamsters Local 727 Fall 2018 Member Newsletter Now!

Read the Teamsters Local 727 Fall 2018 Member Newsletter Now!

| November 21, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has had an extremely busy and incredibly successful fall 2018!  Catch up on the Union’s recent victories, check out photos of Local 727 members in action, and read a special message from Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. in Local 727’s Fall Member Newsletter. Click the newsletter above to read more!

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Union and Freeman Make Significant Progress on Warehouse Contract Negotiations

| November 20, 2018

On November 13th, Teamsters Local 727 and Freeman Decorating Company made significant progress towards reaching an agreement for a new contract covering employees in Freeman’s warehouse.  Upon reconvening negotiations this past week, the parties successfully reached tentative agreements on several non-economic issues including paid time off and seniority. Local 727 and Freeman have reached a […]

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