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Teamsters Local 727 Endorsement for Illinois Primary

Teamsters Local 727 Endorsement for Illinois Primary

| March 12, 2020

Union rights have increasingly been under attack.  We cannot let this continue.  We must work together to elect public officials who will support and fight for Illinois’ hardworking families,” said Coli.  “I encourage all of our members to take to the polls this primary season and make your voices heard.” Illinois’ primary elections will take […]

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Local 727 Members Welcome Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Candidate Richard Boykin at February Meeting

Local 727 Members Welcome Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Candidate Richard Boykin at February Meeting

| February 28, 2020

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. updated Teamsters Local 727 members on the Union’s recent happenings during Local 727’s General Membership Meeting on February 23. The membership was informed of the Union’s recent wins, including the NLRB’s issuing of a Summary Judgement against Keurig Dr Pepper, as well as updated on Local 727’s ongoing contract negotiations with […]

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Proposed State Parking Tax Targets Chicago, Unreasonably Burdens Workers

Proposed State Parking Tax Targets Chicago, Unreasonably Burdens Workers

| May 24, 2019

Write your State Representative and Senator, Demand they Oppose a State Parking Tax Last week, Governor Pritzker released his “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan which proposes a 6-9% state parking tax be added on top of Chicago and Cook County’s already high parking tax rates in order to finance improvements to Illinois’ infrastructure.   The addition of […]

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Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate

Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate

| May 22, 2019

Confiscatory parking tax targets City and unreasonably burdens Chicago workers and businesses CHICAGO, May 22, 2019 –  The “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan recently released by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed a 6% tax on daily and hourly garage parking, as well as a whopping 9% tax on monthly and annual garage parking be added on […]

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Local 727 Member Rashonda Hudson’s Positivity at Lightfoot Inauguration Shines on Tribune Cover, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Congratulates Mayor Lightfoot

Local 727 Member Rashonda Hudson’s Positivity at Lightfoot Inauguration Shines on Tribune Cover, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Congratulates Mayor Lightfoot

| May 21, 2019

Longtime Teamsters Local 727 member Rashonda Hudson was featured on the cover of this morning’s Chicago Tribune after attending Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s inauguration yesterday. Hudson was quoted as saying, “I want it to be known that [Lori Lightfoot] supports the labor movement and the women out here working to support our families… She will make […]

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