Archive for September, 2019

Local 727 is Gearing Up to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Local 727 is Gearing Up to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

| September 30, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 invites all members and their families to join the Union in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer at the American Cancer Society’s upcoming walk in Park Ridge, IL.  Grab your comfiest walking shoes and come out to support the fight against breast cancer! The walk will take place on Saturday, October 19th, beginning […]

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Local 727 Demands GLCCD Management be Held to Same Safety Standards as Members

| September 30, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 has demanded that Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. hold its supervisors accountable after members informed the Union that three supervisors had unsafely attempted to resolve some warehouse machinery issues earlier this week. According to GLCCD members, the supervisors failed to follow proper lock out tag out procedures.  Additionally, when cautioned by members […]

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Support Your Teamster Brothers & Sisters–Tune Into These TV Shows!

Support Your Teamster Brothers & Sisters–Tune Into These TV Shows!

| September 23, 2019

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Local 727 Applies for IBT Strike Benefits for MV Workers and Obtains Joint Council 25 Strike Sanction

| September 20, 2019

Last week, Teamsters Local 727 informed Joint Council 25 that two bargaining units of transit workers employed by MV Transportation, Inc. have authorized the initiation of an unfair labor practice strike against their employer and requested that the Joint Council sanction and recognize the bargaining units’ possible future picket lines.  On Wednesday, Joint Council 25 […]

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Local 727 Members Stand with Striking University of Chicago Medical Center Nurses, Refuse to Cross Picket Lines Sanctioned by Joint Council 25

| September 20, 2019

According to the National Nurses Organizing Committee and National Nurses United, University of Chicago Medical Center registered nurses walked off the job today over forced overtime and understaffing issues they say put patients’ safety at risk.  While the group of over 2,000 unionized nurses planned only to hold a one-day strike, it has been reported […]

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