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Can the Tax Rally, June 27

Can the Tax Rally, June 27

| June 19, 2017

Please save the date for the Can the Tax campaign’s rally to be held on Tuesday, June 27th, at the James R. Thompson Center’s outdoor plaza (100 W Randolph St.) from 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Attendees are asked to arrive no later than 10:15 AM. The rally will bring together coalition partners to highlight […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Urges Members To Attend Leafleting To Support Chicago Reader Negotiations

| October 28, 2016

Local 727 Members are encouraged to take part in upcoming leafleting events to support Chicago Reader members’ efforts to win a fair contract. Employees at Chicago Reader, the city’s long-standing free newspaper, have recently joined the Chicago News Guild and are negotiating their first contract. Contract bargaining has hit a standstill after a long year […]

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Pepsi Members Receive Seniority Implementation Dispute Awards

| October 28, 2016

Several Pepsi members filed grievances against the beverage giant due to wrongful decision-making in recent job placements and, as a result of an arbitration, won awards. On July 9, 2015, an arbitration hearing was held regarding several grievances against Pepsi about job bid seniority. Pepsi utilized company seniority as grounds for decisions for several job […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Opposes Job-killing Beverage Tax

| October 21, 2016

Cook County Teamsters Urged to Join Fight Against Regressive Tax Teamsters Local 727 is calling all members to oppose a beverage tax recently proposed by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.  In a misguided attempt to close Cook County’s budget gap, Preckwinkle wants a soda tax which would add more as much as 50 percent […]

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Union Launches Pepsi Employee Relations Committee By Reviewing Drug, Attendance Policies

Union Launches Pepsi Employee Relations Committee By Reviewing Drug, Attendance Policies

| August 29, 2016

Teamsters Local 727 stewards and representatives discussed company policies with Pepsi management during the first Employee Relations Committee (ERC) meeting on Aug. 18.

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