Archive for January, 2019

Local 727 and Home Juice Open Negotiations for a New Collective Bargaining Agreement

| January 17, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee opened negotiations today, Thursday, January 17th, for a new collective bargaining agreement covering both inside and outside workers of Home Juice. Local 727 presented the Company with a complete and comprehensive contract proposal.  The Local 727 bargaining committee specifically impressed upon Home Juice representatives the concerns regarding its current […]

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Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

| January 15, 2019

With graduation season just around the corner, Teamsters Local 727 would like to take a moment to remind all members of one of the many benefits of union membership—eligibility for college, university, and trade or vocation school scholarships. Are you or your dependents considering pursuing higher education?  Many Teamster-friendly organizations are now accepting applications for […]

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Cook County Board Restores Tax on Parking Apps Following Address from Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. and Members of the PILMC

| January 11, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. and members of the Parking Industry Labor Management Committee (PILMC) addressed the Cook County Board of Commissioners last month and advocated for the repeal of an unjust tax-break for parking app companies, such as SpotHero and ParkWhiz, which was set to go into effect on January 1st. The […]

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Local 727 Makes Waves at Latest Meeting of IL Pharmacy Task Force

| January 4, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 continued the fight for pharmacy reform at the most recent meeting of the Illinois Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, where the issue of distracting superfluous duties assigned to pharmacists was the latest matter to be considered. Local 727 representatives in attendance informed the Task Force of the numerous […]

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Labor Board Finds Merit with Unfair Labor Practice Charge Filed by Teamsters Local 727 Against Dr Pepper

| January 2, 2019

Earlier this year, Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge against the American Bottling Company for its refusal and delay in providing the Union with information it had requested in order to investigate claims made by the Company. The Union is pleased to report that Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board […]

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