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Former Chicago Police Officer Shares Garage, Street Safety Tips with Local 727 Parking Members

Former Chicago Police Officer Shares Garage, Street Safety Tips with Local 727 Parking Members

| July 17, 2017

Retired Chicago Police officer Ron Rufo, Ph.D. gave a lively and informative talk to Teamsters Local 727 parking industry managers, union business representatives, and union stewards on July 10 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in downtown Chicago. Rufo highlighted the measures parking facility operators can take to deter crime and theft in their garages. […]

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Local 727 and Standard Parking Ratify New 5-Year Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

Local 727 and Standard Parking Ratify New 5-Year Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

| June 12, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 and Standard Parking ratified a new collective bargaining agreement for SP shuttle bus drivers. The term is for five years, commencing December 1, 2016 and extending through November 30, 2021. Among the major provisions that the union fought for and won were wage increases each of the five years, more adequate health […]

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Local 727 Pickets Prime Parking for Unlawful Behavior

Local 727 Pickets Prime Parking for Unlawful Behavior

| April 28, 2017

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 […]

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Local 727 Challenges ABS’s Unfair Labor Practices

| April 20, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 has filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board against parking company ABS LLC stemming from several violations of the collective bargaining agreement, and federal labor law. Region 13 of the NLRB is investigating ABS’s unilateral changes to the collective bargaining agreement, its refusal to process grievances, its refusal […]

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Local 727 Secures First Five-Year Contract for Laz Meters Employees

| March 3, 2017

Local 727 won a five-year contract for eight Laz Meters street closure monitors, folding it into an existing Laz Meters contract the union secured on behalf of the parking meter company’s 40 other employees. This was the first contract of its kind for this group of workers and it took only two weeks of negotiations […]

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