Loews Chicago O’Hare Shuttle Drivers Unanimously Ratify New CBA with Wage Raises, New Retirement Plan Option, and Scheduling Improvements

| August 15, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 members employed by Loews Chicago O’Hare voted unanimously on Friday to ratify a successor collective bargaining agreement secured by the Union last month.  Along with wage raises and the introduction of a 401(k) retirement plan option, the new 4-year agreement covering Loews shuttle drivers also includes a number of scheduling improvements. Under […]

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Union Successfully Settles Grievance, Crowne Plaza to Cease Requiring Employees to Sign Individual Agreements with Overreaching Health Care Releases

| July 24, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 has successfully settled an outstanding grievance against the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  The grievance was originally filed when the Union was informed by members that Concentra, a company contracted by the Crowne Plaza to conduct Department of Transportation physicals, was requiring workers to sign individual agreements with overreaching health care releases in violation […]

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DoubleTree and Embassy Suites Rosemont Workers Unanimously Ratify New 3-Year Contracts

| January 24, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 members employed by the DoubleTree Rosemont and Embassy Suites Rosemont Hotels recently unanimously ratified two new 3-year collective bargaining agreements. Among the top achievements of these new CBAs are the across-the-board wage raises secured by Local 727.  Effective January 1, 2019, all bargaining unit members covered by the successor agreements will receive […]

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Brookfield Zoo and Hyatt Named “Highest-Rated Workplaces in Chicago”

| October 24, 2018

Employees of Brookfield Zoo and Hyatt—companies which employ more than 250 Teamsters Local 727 members—have rated the companies as two of the top places to work in the Chicagoland area. NBC Chicago reported Brookfield Zoo as coming in at number two on the list with employees stating the “culture and work-life balance to be positive […]

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