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JRH Memorial Scholarship helps Local 727 winner become 1st in her family to attend college

JRH Memorial Scholarship helps Local 727 winner become 1st in her family to attend college

| January 15, 2020

Originally Published January 15, 2020 by Teamsters Joint Council 25 at TeamstersJC25.com Last week, the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund celebrated twenty years of providing millions of dollars in scholarships to hundreds of Teamster sons and daughters. The Fund has made college dreams possible for so many families throughout the years. The Fund gives […]

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2020 Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

2020 Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

| January 7, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 would like to take a moment to remind all members of one of the many benefits of union membership—eligibility for college, university, and trade or vocation school scholarships. Are you or your dependents considering pursuing higher education?  Many Teamster-friendly organizations are now accepting applications for post-secondary scholarships, including the James R. Hoffa […]

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20+ Years and Over $30M, the Local 727 Legal & Educational Assistance Fund Continues to Help Make College More Affordable

| November 19, 2019

This year, the Teamsters Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund awarded more than $2.5 million in college tuition and educational fee reimbursements to hundreds of eligible participants, their spouses, and dependents.  Over the program’s 20+ year history, the Teamsters Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund Board of Trustees have distributed over $30 million […]

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PBGC Approves Local 727 and the Chicago Tribune Pension Funds’ Merger

PBGC Approves Local 727 and the Chicago Tribune Pension Funds’ Merger

| June 25, 2019

This past November, the Teamsters Local Union No. 727 Pension Plan Board of Trustees and Chicago Newspaper Publishers Drivers Union Pension Fund representatives reached an agreement to merge the two pension funds and, in doing so, saved the pensions of approximately 850 participants.  The absorption of the struggling Chicago Tribune Pension Fund by the well-funded […]

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Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

| January 15, 2019

With graduation season just around the corner, Teamsters Local 727 would like to take a moment to remind all members of one of the many benefits of union membership—eligibility for college, university, and trade or vocation school scholarships. Are you or your dependents considering pursuing higher education?  Many Teamster-friendly organizations are now accepting applications for […]

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