For several days, Teamsters Local 727 has been picketing Prime Parking, located at 2 E. Oak St. in Chicago. The company, which recently acquired the contract to manage the parking garage, has unlawfully terminated and unlawfully refused to hire eight long-time attendants. “We will not stand idle when hardworking, loyal members lose their jobs due […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.