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Local 727 Members Stand with Striking University of Chicago Medical Center Nurses, Refuse to Cross Picket Lines Sanctioned by Joint Council 25

| September 20, 2019

According to the National Nurses Organizing Committee and National Nurses United, University of Chicago Medical Center registered nurses walked off the job today over forced overtime and understaffing issues they say put patients’ safety at risk.  While the group of over 2,000 unionized nurses planned only to hold a one-day strike, it has been reported […]

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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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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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Union Brings Down the Hammer on Non-Compliant Valet Companies

| May 17, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has had huge arbitration wins and successful unfair labor practice charges against valet operators who have attempted to shirk their responsibilities under the collective bargaining agreement by not fulfilling their financial obligations to employees and the Union. These companies erroneously thought that they could avoid remitting dues and paying employees pursuant to […]

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Chicago Parking Valet’s Julio Gonzalez ARRESTED for Failing to Appear in Federal Court

| November 28, 2017

Julio Gonzalez of Chicago Parking Valet was taken into custody today by a U.S. Marshal. Only five business days prior, U.S. District Court Judge Joan B. Gottschell issued a bench warrant for Gonzalez’s arrest for his failure to appear in federal court and defend himself against a lawsuit filed by Teamsters Local 727 to enforce […]

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