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Local 727 Secures Three-Year Contract for Burr Oak Cemetery Workers

| August 26, 2016

Teamsters Local 727 secured a new three-year contract for workers at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill. The members, who are employed by Quality First Management, ratified the agreement on Aug. 15.

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Funeral Professionals Broaden Knowledge, Skills at Union’s CE Seminar

Funeral Professionals Broaden Knowledge, Skills at Union’s CE Seminar

| August 3, 2016

Sixty funeral professionals learned about new embalming techniques and much more during Teamsters Local 727’s continuing education seminar on July 13 at the union’s meeting hall in Park Ridge.

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Register for Union’s Free CE Seminar for Funeral Directors, Embalmers

| June 28, 2016

Funeral directors and embalmers can register for Teamsters Local 727’s continuing education seminar, which will be held noon-6 p.m., Wednesday, July 13 at the local union’s meeting hall in Park Ridge.

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Union Urges SCI to Narrow Focus to Most Important Issues

| June 27, 2016

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee made it clear during negotiations with SCI management last week that narrowing the focus of bargaining is the only way to make real progress on a new contract for funeral directors, embalmers and drivers.

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Negotiations Resume for Members at SCI/Alderwoods Funeral Homes

| June 24, 2016

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and SCI d/b/a Alderwoods management met for several hours on June 23, the first time the parties have been at the bargaining table in more than a year.

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