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84 Days to Election Day: Local 727 Phone Banks for Pritzker and Pro-Labor Candidates

| August 14, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 Business Agents volunteered alongside fellow union members this past Wednesday to support J.B. Pritzker and all labor-friendly candidates up for election this November. The Business Agents spent more than three hours speaking to fellow union members about the issues that matter most to them and the importance of voting for candidates who […]

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Prop A Shot Down, Missourians Reject Right-to-Work Legislation

| August 10, 2018

Voters across Missouri united Tuesday to push back against big business, overwhelmingly rejecting an attempt to enact right-to-work legislation in the state. Voting two-to-one, hardworking Missourians overturned the 2017 RTW legislation forced through by the state Legislature and former governor after years of failed attempts, thereby preserving the ability of workers to band together to […]

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Local 727 is Gearing Up to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Local 727 is Gearing Up to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

| August 9, 2018

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 three-mile walk will take place on Saturday, October 6th, […]

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Labor Board Defers Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against GLCCD to Arbitration

| August 3, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 filed the most recent Unfair Labor Practice charge against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. which alleges, among other things, that the Company violated Federal Labor Law and the collective bargaining agreement when management bypassed the Union as a representative for GLCCD employees and engaged in direct dealing with a member. On yet […]

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Local 727 Continues to Demand Fair Compensation

| August 3, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 maintained its demand for fair wages for Skyway toll booth collectors as collective bargaining negotiations continued with Skyway Concessions Co. on July 27th and 30th. Although Skyway Chief Operating Officer Mike Lowrey stated that Skyway bargaining unit employees were “second to none,” he had no response when the Union pressed him and […]

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