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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 […]

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Local 727 Funeral Director Jim Trolia & Family Featured in The Beverly Review for Offering High Quality Service to their Community

| July 18, 2019

Longtime Teamsters Local 727 member Jim Trolia, owner and funeral director of Beverly Ridge Funeral Home, was featured alongside his family this week in The Beverly Review.  The community newspaper highlighted the Mt. Greenwood funeral home’s longtime, high quality services and the dedication of the Trolia family to their community. According to The Beverly Review: “As […]

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Teamster Representatives Continue to Demand Independent Board Chairman at Annual SCI Shareholder Meeting

| June 14, 2019

Last month during Service Corporation International’s Annual Shareholder Meeting in Houston, Texas, Teamsters representatives once again proposed the appointment of an independent Board of Directors Chairman.  This meeting marks the sixth consecutive year that Local 727 or International Brotherhood of Teamsters representatives have impressed upon SCI shareholders the necessity for independent leadership. A board chairman’s […]

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PHOTOS: Union’s Summer CE Seminar Keeps Funeral Professionals Skills Sharp

PHOTOS: Union’s Summer CE Seminar Keeps Funeral Professionals Skills Sharp

| June 12, 2019

Teamsters Local 727’s biannual continuing education seminar kicked-off at noon on Wednesday, May 29.  Hosted twice each year in the Union’s Park Ridge meeting hall and free to Local 727 members in good standing, the six-hour seminar offers funeral industry professionals the opportunity to earn up to six C.E. hours.   The 2019 summer seminar […]

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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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