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20+ Years and Over $30M, the Local 727 Legal & Educational Assistance Fund Continues to Help Make College More Affordable

| November 19, 2019

This year, the Teamsters Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund awarded more than $2.5 million in college tuition and educational fee reimbursements to hundreds of eligible participants, their spouses, and dependents.  Over the program’s 20+ year history, the Teamsters Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund Board of Trustees have distributed over $30 million […]

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Union Bargaining Committee Reprimands CDT for Increasing Health Care Costs During Latest Bargaining Session

| November 15, 2019

During the parties’ latest bargaining session on Wednesday, November 13, the Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and representatives of Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, began negotiating over health care.  In addition to emphasizing that health care improvements are a top priority for members, the Union bargaining committee also spent time on […]

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NLRB Finds Merit with Union’s ULP Charge against Chicago Jewish Funerals

| November 14, 2019

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board recently informed Teamsters Local 727 that it has found merit with an unfair labor practice charge filed by the Union against Chicago Jewish Funerals. Local 727 initially filed the ULP charge after Chicago Jewish Funerals informed the Union that the Company would not honor the agreement reached […]

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Union Demands Action as GLCCD Management Ignores Frigid, Unsafe Conditions in Niles Warehouse

| November 13, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 has demanded Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. take immediate action to remedy unsafe working conditions in the Company’s Niles warehouse. Two weeks ago, a Union steward alerted GLCCD management to broken curtains that were causing frigid air to enter the warehouse.  With the help of Local 727, the matter was quickly escalated […]

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CDT Attacks Daily Guarantee, Union Continues Fight for Fair Policies and Due Process at Latest Bargaining Session

| November 12, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 and representatives of Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, continued negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement on Tuesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 6.  While the Union bargaining committee arrived to the parties’ latest meetings prepared and willing to bargaining in good faith over the critical issues currently […]

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