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Local 727 Fighting Hard for Its Members, Files Numerous Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against Employers

Local 727 Fighting Hard for Its Members, Files Numerous Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against Employers

| July 19, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 is maintaining an active presence before the National Labor Relations Board in 2017, having filed more than a dozen unfair labor practice charges against various employers in the first half of the year alone. Region 13 of the NLRB found merit with four of the recent charges that have been filed. A […]

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Union Wins Grievance Against CDT

| July 18, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 recently won a grievance against Cook-DuPage Transportation when CDT terminated a long-time employee without just cause. Through the grievance process, the union fought for and secured the employee’s return to work to her old classification with no loss of seniority. “This is one in a long line of wins for the union […]

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Former Chicago Police Officer Shares Garage, Street Safety Tips with Local 727 Parking Members

Former Chicago Police Officer Shares Garage, Street Safety Tips with Local 727 Parking Members

| July 17, 2017

Retired Chicago Police officer Ron Rufo, Ph.D. gave a lively and informative talk to Teamsters Local 727 parking industry managers, union business representatives, and union stewards on July 10 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in downtown Chicago. Rufo highlighted the measures parking facility operators can take to deter crime and theft in their garages. […]

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Local 727 Benefit Fund Trustees Approve 10% Increase to Pension Accrual

Local 727 Benefit Fund Trustees Approve 10% Increase to Pension Accrual

| July 17, 2017

Current members of Teamsters Local 727 whose employers participate and contribute to the Funeral Industry pension plan or the Parking Industry pension plan, thanks to their union contract, will soon be seeing a 10% increase in their pension accrual. Presently, employees who are eligible to receive a Parking Industry pension, once vested, qualify for a […]

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Chicago Tribune Highlights Union’s Efforts to Reform Pharmacy Work Standards

| July 14, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 represents more than 640 pharmacists at Osco and CVS, and the union has seen first-hand how a lack of adequate work standards can be detrimental to both pharmacists and to the public they serve. That’s why Local 727, in conjunction with Teamster pharmacists and other allies, has been advocating for new pharmacy […]

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