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Steward Spotlight: Madison Partida Nischan Service Corporation International (SCI)

Steward Spotlight: Madison Partida Nischan Service Corporation International (SCI)

| October 5, 2021

Local 727 is excited to introduce our newest Steward – Funeral Director Embalmer Madison Partida Nischan. Madison is part of the Service Corporation International (SCI) bargaining unit and it is notable that this is the first steward the group has had in eight years.  Madison works out of Drake and Sons Funeral Home on the north […]

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SCI Continues to Stall at the Bargaining Table

SCI Continues to Stall at the Bargaining Table

| August 26, 2020

On Tuesday August 18th, Teamsters Local 727 kicked off the seventh-round of negotiations with funeral giant Service Corporation International (SCI) by pressing SCI for an update on the five female Funeral Directors who the Union discovered had been hired under scale and to whom SCI had failed to give some of the negotiated across the […]

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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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Local 727 Representatives Attend SCI Shareholder Meeting and Demand Independent SCI Board Chairman

| July 17, 2018

For the fifth consecutive year, a Teamsters Local 727 representative travelled to Service Corporation International’s Annual Shareholder Meeting in Houston, Texas in May to continue to insist on the appointment of an independent Board of Directors Chairman and to speak to the Board about the ongoing concerns of Funeral Directors in the Chicago market. Speaking […]

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SCI Ratifies New Four-Year Contract

| August 21, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 members employed by Service Corporation International ratified a new four-year contract that retroactively started on July 1, 2016 and expires on June 30, 2020. The Local 727 bargaining committee was able to successfully combat the company’s 95 separate contract proposals to preserve many important provisions that are vital to the membership. Among […]

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