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Union and Freeman Make Significant Progress on Warehouse Contract Negotiations

| November 20, 2018

On November 13th, Teamsters Local 727 and Freeman Decorating Company made significant progress towards reaching an agreement for a new contract covering employees in Freeman’s warehouse.  Upon reconvening negotiations this past week, the parties successfully reached tentative agreements on several non-economic issues including paid time off and seniority. Local 727 and Freeman have reached a […]

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Local 727 and CDT Reach Tentative Agreement on One-Year Contract

| November 15, 2018

Union Bargaining Committee Recommends You Vote “For Contract” After a full day of tough negotiations on Tuesday, November 13th, the Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and Cook DuPage Transportation, a subsidiary of National Express, have reached a tentative agreement on a new one-year collective bargaining agreement. “While this negotiation process was long, the Union bargaining […]

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Local 727 Stands in Solidarity with Local 175 Members as they Initiate a One-Day ULP Strike Against Coca-Cola

| November 13, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 is proud to stand in solidarity with our fellow Teamster Brothers and Sisters of Local 175. According to a recent statement released by Teamsters Local 175 Secretary-Treasurer Ralph Winter, approximately 28 members of Local 175 initiated a one-day Unfair Labor Practice strike in Bluefield, West Virginia on Wednesday, November 7th to protest […]

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Local 727 Opens Trade Show and Trade Show Warehouse Contract Negotiations with Proposal to Withdraw from Failing Central States Pension Fund

| November 13, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and representatives of Freeman Decorating Company and Global Exposition Services (GES) opened negotiations on Friday, November 2nd for a new trade show industry master collective bargaining agreement as well as CBAs covering Teamsters employed in the Freeman and GES warehouses. The Local 727 bargaining committees opened negotiations by presenting each Company with […]

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Cook DuPage Transportation’s Last Minute Refusal to Meet Industry Standards Offends Local 727 Paratransit Workers

| November 8, 2018

CHICAGO, November 8, 2018 – Cook DuPage Transportation Co., Inc. (CDT), a subsidiary of National Express (LSE: NEX), not only continues to drag its feet during negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local 727, but has offended more than 750 Teamster paratransit workers with its last-minute meager economic package proposal. The union […]

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