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Local 727 Hawthorne Race Track Members Secure Benefits Over Winter Months

Local 727 Hawthorne Race Track Members Secure Benefits Over Winter Months

| November 5, 2020

On November 1st, Hawthorne Race Track Parkers, Starters, and Valets unanimously ratified a sixteen-month contract which will secure Employer contributions to the Teamsters Local 727 Health and Welfare, Pension, and Legal & Educational Assistance Funds during the winter months of January and February when the Track is closed; this term purposely coincides with the building […]

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Another Wage Increase Victory at MV Transportation Division 72

Another Wage Increase Victory at MV Transportation Division 72

| November 4, 2020

Six members recently received anniversary wage increases as outlined in the Union contract along with applicable retroactive back pay. After hearing reports from Union stewards that several members had not yet received their wage increase upon their anniversary date, Teamsters Local 727 was quick to respond and immediately filed a grievance on behalf of all […]

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Osco Continues Down Same Tired Road During October 15 Bargaining Session

Osco Continues Down Same Tired Road During October 15 Bargaining Session

| October 23, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and Osco Drug, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Albertsons, met on Thursday, October 15th and resumed bargaining in a federally mediated session. Minimal movement was made around wages and scheduling. Osco continued down the same tired road by packaging proposals with a drastically reduced new hire rate, expanding 12-hour shift stores […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Achieves Protections Against “New Technology” for Outside Bargaining Unit Members

Teamsters Local 727 Achieves Protections Against “New Technology” for Outside Bargaining Unit Members

| October 20, 2020

Shortly before the coronavirus pandemic began, Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) management contacted the Union about Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). The Company informed Union representatives that, with no notice to the Union, they had installed ELDs inside distribution members’ trucks. According to KDP management, ELDs are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and record […]

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Labor Services Solutions Forced by NLRB To Post Notice of Violations

Labor Services Solutions Forced by NLRB To Post Notice of Violations

| October 13, 2020

After illegally furloughing dozens of Union members who provide essential valet parking service to patients, visitors and staff at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) during the Covid-19 pandemic, valet company Labor Services Solutions, LLC (aka Valet Parking Authority Services) has now been ordered by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to post and […]

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