Archive for April, 2020

April Membership Meeting Cancellation Notice

April Membership Meeting Cancellation Notice

| April 17, 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is with a heavy heart that I announce that the Executive Board has made the thoughtful and difficult decision to cancel the April General Membership meeting previously scheduled for April 26, 2020 in order to comply with local, state, and federal regulations put in place in an effort to flatten […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Applauds A&R Janitorial

Teamsters Local 727 Applauds A&R Janitorial

| April 17, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 would like to show our appreciation to the management team at A&R Janitorial, the first company (of what will hopefully be many) to be approved for funding under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a provision of the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  The PPP, signed into law […]

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Local 727 Demands That CDT Do More to Protect Employees

| April 16, 2020

Today, Secretary-Treasurer John Coli Jr and Teamsters Local 727 Business Representatives held a conference call with the CDT (National Express) bargaining committee after the committee presented the Union with a petition seeking help in securing enhanced safety protections and hazard pay for over 700 dispatchers, drivers, and recon employees. The bargaining committee spoke passionately about […]

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TEAMSTERS LOCAL 727 CONTACTS CHICAGO MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT’S OFFICE AND INFORMS HER OFFICE OF LABOR LAW VIOLATIONS RESULTING FROM SECURITY AND PATROL HIRING SNAFU AT THE NEW MCCORMICK PLACE FIELD HOSPITAL

TEAMSTERS LOCAL 727 CONTACTS CHICAGO MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT’S OFFICE AND INFORMS HER OFFICE OF LABOR LAW VIOLATIONS RESULTING FROM SECURITY AND PATROL HIRING SNAFU AT THE NEW MCCORMICK PLACE FIELD HOSPITAL

| April 16, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Governor Pritzker and Mayor Lightfoot have recently turned the nation’s largest convention center into a field hospital in the hopes of alleviating future concerns over overcrowding at Chicago’s hospitals. Teamsters Local 727 and the public have applauded the foresight and hard work of both local and state government to […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Wins Big at the NLRB and in the Sales Warehouse

Teamsters Local 727 Wins Big at the NLRB and in the Sales Warehouse

| April 15, 2020

Yesterday, Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) informed Teamsters Local 727 that Region 13 found merit with multiple unfair labor practice charges filed by 727 against the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper. Specifically, Region 13 found that Keurig Dr Pepper violated federal labor laws by: unlawfully delaying to […]

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