teamsters727

rss feed

teamsters727's Latest Posts

Local 727 Secures Tentative Agreement with Largest Wage Raise in a Decade for Vitalant Workers

| August 28, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee has successfully secured a tentative agreement on a new three-year Vitalant collective bargaining agreement covering distribution drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants.  In addition to containing significant annual hourly wage raises—the largest wage increases for Vitalant workers in a decade—the tentatively agreed CBA also achieves the bargaining unit’s top goal […]

Continue Reading

Chicago Budget Survey Suggests Mayor Lightfoot May Consider Raising City Garage Parking Tax

| August 28, 2019

Local 727 Urges all Members Residing in Chicago to Take the Survey and Demonstrate your Opposition On Thursday, August 29 at 6 p.m., Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will give her first State of the City Address where she will provide an overview of Chicago’s budget forecast.  The mayor will follow-up this address with a series […]

Continue Reading

List of Keurig Dr Pepper ULP Charges Grow as Company’s Alleged Unlawful Behavior Continues

| August 23, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 has filed a new Unfair Labor Practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, for the Company’s outrageous union surveillance activities.  The charge was filed immediately after members informed the Union that Keurig Dr Pepper management had begun questioning […]

Continue Reading

Reyes Presents Opening Economic Proposal for Mechanics’ First Collective Bargaining Agreement

| August 22, 2019

Representatives of Reyes Fleet Management, a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, LLC, opened today’s bargaining session with Teamsters Local 727 by presenting the Union bargaining committee with the Company’s first economic proposal.  Included in the Company’s opening offer was a 2% wage increase for Reyes mechanics.  This meager wage increase is a far cry from the […]

Continue Reading

Local 727 Files ULP Charges Against Chicago Jewish Funerals Over Company’s Regressive Bargaining and Threats of Retaliation

| August 21, 2019

For nearly two years, Teamsters Local 727 has bargained in good faith with representatives of Chicago Jewish Funerals as the parties worked to reach a fair agreement over a successor collective bargaining agreement covering funeral directors, embalmers, and auto livery drivers.  Though Company representatives agreed to a Union proposal which included full retroactivity, Chicago Jewish […]

Continue Reading