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Local 727 Proposes Union Health Care on Opening Day of Contract Negotiations with Vitalant

| May 17, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 and Vitalant (formerly Lifesource) opened negotiations yesterday for a new successor collective bargaining agreement covering distribution drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants. Local 727 kicked-off yesterday’s negotiations by proposing the inclusion of Vitalant members in the Teamsters Local 727 health care plan, a 100% employer-funded health insurance program with no premium costs for participants […]

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Local 727 Files Petition on Behalf of MV VA Paratransit Workers for Representation Election

| May 15, 2019

On Friday, April 26, Teamsters Local 727 filed a petition for a representation election with the National Labor Relations Board after an overwhelming majority of MV Transportation, Inc. 283 VA Division paratransit drivers expressed interest in being represented by Local 727. The group of approximately 40 drivers will be the second MV unit this spring […]

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Join Your Fellow Teamster Brothers & Sisters for the Annual Local 727 Member Picnic this Sunday, May 19, Directly Following the Union’s May General Membership Meeting

Join Your Fellow Teamster Brothers & Sisters for the Annual Local 727 Member Picnic this Sunday, May 19, Directly Following the Union’s May General Membership Meeting

| May 15, 2019

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Register for Local 727’s Free Spring CE Seminar Today

| May 7, 2019

Registration is now open for Teamsters Local 727’s spring continuing education seminar for funeral directors and embalmers, which will be held from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 in the Union’s meeting hall in Park Ridge. The biannual seminar is free for Local 727 members in good standing.  For licensees who are […]

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musicians Ratify New Contract after a Seven Week Strike

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musicians Ratify New Contract after a Seven Week Strike

| May 6, 2019

On Saturday, April 27, after 7 weeks on the strike line, union musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra successfully ratified a new collective bargaining agreement.  According to a recent Chicago Tribune article shared by CSO musicians, these Chicago Federation of Musicians members’ new 5-year contract settles the two primary issues—wages and pension changes—over which the […]

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