727 Negotiates Hazard Pay for Skyway Employees In Light of COVID-19

| April 7, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 is proud to announce Toll Collectors at Chicago Skyway will receive “Appreciation Pay” from the company after the Union and its members demanded the company recognize the risk members are faced with daily during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) health pandemic. Not only will the Local 727 Toll Collectors will receive an additional $2 […]

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Local 727 Resolves Grievance with Skyway, Part-Time Employees to Receive Owed Vacation Time

| October 25, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has successfully resolved a grievance with Skyway Concessions Co. regarding the method used to calculate vacation accrual for part-time employees.  The grievance was originally filed earlier this summer when the Union was informed that part-time employees who worked an average of 80 hours or more per pay period were not accruing vacation […]

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Union Secures Contract with Largest Wage Raise in Skyway Bargaining Unit History

| August 20, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 members employed by Skyway Concessions Co. unanimously ratified a new collective bargaining agreement covering toll booth collectors. The three-year contract provides for annual wage raises, enhanced benefits, and worker safety improvements. “The Local 727 bargaining committee stood firm on the issues that matter most to these members,” said John Coli, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer […]

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Local 727 Continues to Demand Fair Compensation

| August 3, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 maintained its demand for fair wages for Skyway toll booth collectors as collective bargaining negotiations continued with Skyway Concessions Co. on July 27th and 30th. Although Skyway Chief Operating Officer Mike Lowrey stated that Skyway bargaining unit employees were “second to none,” he had no response when the Union pressed him and […]

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