Archive for January, 2020

PHOTOS: Local 727’s Winter CE Seminar Sees Tremendous Turnout

PHOTOS: Local 727’s Winter CE Seminar Sees Tremendous Turnout

| January 16, 2020

Last month, Teamsters Local 727 hosted its winter continuing education seminar on Wednesday, December 4 in the Union’s Park Ridge meeting hall.  The bi-annual seminar, which is free to Local 727 members in good standing, had a near record-high turnout with 80 funeral-industry professionals participating. The 2019 winter seminar offers funeral directors and embalmers the […]

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Local 727 Stands in Solidarity with Local 320 Members Striking in Minnesota

| January 16, 2020

According to recent press releases from Teamsters Local 320, members of the Minnesota local who are employed by the St. Louis County Public Works Department initiated a work stoppage against their employer yesterday, Wednesday, January 15.  The group of approximately 180 Teamsters is comprised of snow plow operators and mechanics, bridge workers, building maintenance employees, […]

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JRH Memorial Scholarship helps Local 727 winner become 1st in her family to attend college

JRH Memorial Scholarship helps Local 727 winner become 1st in her family to attend college

| January 15, 2020

Originally Published January 15, 2020 by Teamsters Joint Council 25 at TeamstersJC25.com Last week, the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund celebrated twenty years of providing millions of dollars in scholarships to hundreds of Teamster sons and daughters. The Fund has made college dreams possible for so many families throughout the years. The Fund gives […]

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Union Informs Keurig Dr Pepper Customers of Company’s Unlawful Actions

Union Informs Keurig Dr Pepper Customers of Company’s Unlawful Actions

| January 8, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. recently sent the below letter to customers of the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary: To read Secretary-Treasurer Coli’s full letter, click here. Anyone with questions should contact Local 727 Lead Business Representative Caleen Carter-Patton at (847) 696-7500 or [email protected] Nothing in this article should be […]

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2020 Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

2020 Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

| January 7, 2020

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 post-secondary scholarships, including the James R. Hoffa […]

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