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Lakhani Hospitality, Inc. d/b/a Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare Chooses Corporate Greed Over Livelihood of Employees

Lakhani Hospitality, Inc. d/b/a Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare Chooses Corporate Greed Over Livelihood of Employees

| May 13, 2020

O’Hare Airport is a major hub for both business and leisure travel and the hotel industry is the lifeblood of the Rosemont area. Hotels in the O’Hare and Rosemont area provide an economical and safe place to stay for travelers on business and with missed or delayed flights. Teamsters Lo-cal 727 recently learned that the […]

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Hotel Workers to Receive Largest Wage Increases in Bargaining Units’ Histories After Unanimously Ratifying New CBAs

| January 22, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 members employed by the Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare unanimously ratified four new collective bargaining agreements earlier this month.  The CBAs, which cover hotel drivers, front desk attendants, engineers, and housekeeping and laundry attendants, not only improve benefits, strengthen job protections, and improve scheduling procedures but also include the largest wage increases in […]

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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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