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Join Local 727 for Rally at Union Park on International Workers’ Day

| April 12, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017, marks International Workers’ Day around the world. Here in Chicago, the day is being honored with a rally at Union Park beginning at 1:00 p.m. We’re asking all our Teamster brothers and sisters to attend so our presence can be felt by the powers-that-be in the city, state and nationally. “May […]

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Local 727 Wins Arbitration Award for Osco Pharmacists

| April 10, 2017

Teamsters Local No. 727 was awarded an arbitration win on behalf of the more than 500 Osco pharmacists it represents. Arbitrator Elliott H. Goldstein ordered Osco to “cease and desist from enforcing any requirement that staff or head pharmacists obtain outside flu clinics or leads for outside flu clinics” as part of their daily job […]

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Local 727 and Hyatt O’Hare Ratify Richest Contract in Hyatt History

| April 5, 2017

After many bargaining sessions and countless hours, the Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and Hyatt Regency O’Hare management reached agreement on a new contract for the hotel’s 34 union members, which include shuttle bus drivers, bellmen, doormen, and valet hikers. Ratified, members will receive a full wage increase retroactive to January 1, 2017, the first […]

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PHOTOS: Officers, Representatives Update Membership on Union Business at General Meeting, Urge Civic Activism in Light of Anti-Worker Policies

PHOTOS: Officers, Representatives Update Membership on Union Business at General Meeting, Urge Civic Activism in Light of Anti-Worker Policies

| March 30, 2017

  President John Coli Jr. presided as officers and representatives updated the membership on contracts, grievances, arbitrations and other union business during Teamsters Local 727’s general meeting on March 26. In the last month, Local 727 negotiated new contracts for Hawthorne ODT, Chicago Tribune drivers, and shuttle bus drivers and bellmen at the Orrington and […]

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Local 727 Continues to Stand Firm on Remaining Outstanding Issues in Contract Negotiations with SCI

| March 23, 2017

Representatives of Local 727 and Service Corporation International engaged in another round of negotiations for a successor agreement to the collective bargaining agreement, which expired June 30, 2016. Union representatives stood firm in their arguments and did not concede any ground on the nine provisions that remain outstanding: Article 2.4 – enrollment forms Article 3.1 […]

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