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Local 727 and Edward Hotel Ratify New Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

Local 727 and Edward Hotel Ratify New Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

| February 7, 2018

Largest Wage Increases in Bargaining Unit’s History The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and the Edward Hotel ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement for the hotel’s shuttle drivers. Among the highlights of the new contract are wage increases of 3% in years one and two, and 3.5% in year three. Also, all current employees […]

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Local 727 Honors Memory of Memphis Sanitation Workers

Local 727 Honors Memory of Memphis Sanitation Workers

| February 2, 2018

Representatives of Teamsters Local 727 joined their fellow union brothers and sisters on Thursday, February 1, to honor the memory of Memphis sanitation workers Echol Cole and Robert Walker, who were tragically killed while on the job in 1968. A moment of silence was observed at 12:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Union’s office at […]

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Local 727 Educational Assistance Fund Helps Participants and their Kids Get Through College

| February 2, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund allocates funds each school year to provide reimbursements for participants, their spouses, and eligible dependents who are 27 or younger, are full-time college students at accredited colleges and universities and incur tuition and educational fee expenses. This year, the Trustees have allocated a total of $3 […]

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Union Endorsements for March 20 Illinois Primary Election

Union Endorsements for March 20 Illinois Primary Election

| February 2, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections are upon us and Teamsters Local 727 encourages all its members to get out and vote. Early voting for the Illinois primary election begins as soon as February 8 and runs through March 19. The last day to register to vote is February 20. To register online or to verify your […]

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Union Pushes Back Against GLCCD and Prepares to Fight in 13 Upcoming Arbitrations

Union Pushes Back Against GLCCD and Prepares to Fight in 13 Upcoming Arbitrations

| January 29, 2018

Currently, Teamsters Local 727 has 13 arbitrations pending against Great Lakes Coca Cola Distribution. Many of the arbitration cases are over unjust discipline and in at least one of the cases, GLCCD failed to provide a written warning to the employee within 10 working days following the Company’s knowledge of the alleged employee violation. When […]

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