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Chicago Budget Survey Suggests Mayor Lightfoot May Consider Raising City Garage Parking Tax

| August 28, 2019

Local 727 Urges all Members Residing in Chicago to Take the Survey and Demonstrate your Opposition On Thursday, August 29 at 6 p.m., Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will give her first State of the City Address where she will provide an overview of Chicago’s budget forecast.  The mayor will follow-up this address with a series […]

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PAS Owner Cesar Galvan ARRESTED in Proceeding Concerning his Failure to Comply with Federal Order to Pay Local 727 Owed Back Dues

| July 11, 2019

PAS LLC owner Cesar Galvan was taken into custody on Tuesday by local authorities.  The bench warrant for Galvan’s arrest was previously issued after he failed to comply with proceedings concerning a federal judgement enforcing an arbitration award that required him to pay more than $225,000 to Teamsters Local 727. The case against Galvan initially […]

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Update: NLRB Applies for Entry of Summary Judgement Against Buddy’s Parking for Failure to Comply with NLRB Order

| June 11, 2019

Acting Deputy Associate General Counsel David Habenstreit of the National Labor Relations Board recently filed an application for entry of summary judgement which would enforce the NLRB’s previous judgement against Buddy’s Parking to make whole the Teamsters Local 727 members formerly employed at the Company’s 2 East Oak Street location with interest. The case arose […]

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Cook County Board Restores Tax on Parking Apps Following Address from Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. and Members of the PILMC

| January 11, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. and members of the Parking Industry Labor Management Committee (PILMC) addressed the Cook County Board of Commissioners last month and advocated for the repeal of an unjust tax-break for parking app companies, such as SpotHero and ParkWhiz, which was set to go into effect on January 1st. The […]

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Union’s Proposed Valet Contract Guarantees Better, Expanded, More Affordable Healthcare Coverage

| July 31, 2018

Following weeks of negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 representatives have succeeded in securing a new valet industry tentative collective bargaining agreement. “Rising healthcare costs have placed a strain on the families of our hardworking valet members,” said John Coli, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727. “This new agreement will go a long way in easing that […]

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