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Additional Film and Television Production Safety Guidelines Released by Multi-Union Task Force

| June 25, 2020

Moving the industry closer to the resumption of film and television production, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), in association with other film industry Unions, recently released “The Safe Way Forward,” a report which describes and promotes science-based safety guidelines so that employers can provide a safe workplace for the cast and crew during the […]

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TEAMSTERS LOCAL 727 CONTACTS CHICAGO MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT’S OFFICE AND INFORMS HER OFFICE OF LABOR LAW VIOLATIONS RESULTING FROM SECURITY AND PATROL HIRING SNAFU AT THE NEW MCCORMICK PLACE FIELD HOSPITAL

TEAMSTERS LOCAL 727 CONTACTS CHICAGO MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT’S OFFICE AND INFORMS HER OFFICE OF LABOR LAW VIOLATIONS RESULTING FROM SECURITY AND PATROL HIRING SNAFU AT THE NEW MCCORMICK PLACE FIELD HOSPITAL

| April 16, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Governor Pritzker and Mayor Lightfoot have recently turned the nation’s largest convention center into a field hospital in the hopes of alleviating future concerns over overcrowding at Chicago’s hospitals. Teamsters Local 727 and the public have applauded the foresight and hard work of both local and state government to […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Keeps Up the Fight for Jobs at McCormick Place

Teamsters Local 727 Keeps Up the Fight for Jobs at McCormick Place

| April 7, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Governor Pritzker and Mayor Lightfoot have recently turned the nation’s largest convention center into a field hospital in the hopes of alleviating future concerns over overcrowding at Chicago’s hospitals. As the transformation from showroom floor to hospital continues, Teamsters Local 727 has been in constant communication with McCormick Place […]

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Local 727 Members Overwhelmingly Vote to Ratify New Master Trade Show Industry and Trade Show Warehouse CBAs

| June 27, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 trade show industry members overwhelmingly ratified a new successor Master Trade Show Industry collective bargaining agreement, as well as new warehouse agreements with trade show contractors Freeman Expositions, LLC and Global Exposition Services (G.E.S.), last week.  The three 5-year contracts are notable for including the largest historical increase in total compensation for […]

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Trade Show Industry Members Vote in Favor of 401(k) Retirement Plan, Ratification Vote Dates Set

| June 14, 2019

Union bargaining committee recommends members vote ‘IN FAVOR’ of the CBAs On Thursday, June 6, Teamsters Local 727 trade show industry members voted in favor of a 401(k) retirement plan in the tentatively agreed upon Master Trade Show Industry, Freeman Warehouse, and G.E.S. Warehouse collective bargaining agreements. The 401(k) Plan is a defined contribution plan […]

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