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Show Your Support for Fellow Union Members, Join the Chicago Teachers Union and SEIU Local 73 at a Rally THIS SATURDAY

Show Your Support for Fellow Union Members, Join the Chicago Teachers Union and SEIU Local 73 at a Rally THIS SATURDAY

| October 25, 2019

Over 25,000 teachers and public school support staff are preparing to enter their second week on strike.  The Chicago Teachers Union and SEIU Local 73 members have been fighting to secure a fair contract that enhances working conditions and improves schools.  Their fight is one for fair treatment, both for workers and students. Teamsters Local […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Supports Mayor Lightfoot’s Congestion Tax on Uber, Lyft Rides

| October 22, 2019

CHICAGO, October 22, 2019 – Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. today announced the union’s support of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan to apply a new congestion tax to ride-hailing companies, including Uber and Lyft. According to a recent press release from the Mayor’s Office, Mayor Lightfoot’s plan seeks to reduce congestion and vehicle […]

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Local 727 is Proud to Stand in Solidarity with the Chicago Teachers Union as they Fight for a Better Contract and Better Schools

| October 17, 2019

According to the Chicago Teachers Union, 25,000 teachers, clinicians, teaching assistants, and other public school support staff initiated a strike today at over 500 city schools after ten months of bargaining with the Chicago Public Schools failed to produce a fair contract. “Local 727 is proud to stand in solidarity with CTU teachers, nurses, and […]

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Local 727 Stands with Local 25 Members, Donates $5,000 to Support Striking Teamsters in Boston

| October 3, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 is proud to stand in solidarity with our fellow Teamster Brothers and Sisters of Local 25. According to recent press releases from Teamsters Local 25, 24 members of the Boston-area local initiated a strike against their employer, Republic Services Marshfield, on Thursday, August 29 in pursuit of “respect, a fair wage, and […]

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Local 727 Members Stand with Striking University of Chicago Medical Center Nurses, Refuse to Cross Picket Lines Sanctioned by Joint Council 25

| September 20, 2019

According to the National Nurses Organizing Committee and National Nurses United, University of Chicago Medical Center registered nurses walked off the job today over forced overtime and understaffing issues they say put patients’ safety at risk.  While the group of over 2,000 unionized nurses planned only to hold a one-day strike, it has been reported […]

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