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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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Local 727’s Persistence Results in Arbitration Win for Trade Show Members, G.E.S. Ordered to Cease and Desist from Violating CBA

| June 4, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 was recently awarded an arbitration win when Arbitrator Lisa Salkovitz Kohn determined that Global Exposition Services (G.E.S.) had violated the terms of the Trade Show Industry collective bargaining agreement for shows occurring on September 24, October 9, and October 12, 2009. The arbitration initially stems from multiple grievances filed by Local 727 […]

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Local 727 Secures Alternative 401(k) Retirement Option for Master Trade Show Industry and Warehouse Contracts

Local 727 Secures Alternative 401(k) Retirement Option for Master Trade Show Industry and Warehouse Contracts

| May 22, 2019

Membership to Vote Between Cash Balance Plan and 401(k) Plan The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and Trade Show Contractors reconvened negotiations for a Master Trade Show Industry collective bargaining agreement, as well as Freeman warehouse and G.E.S. warehouse agreements on Thursday, May 16.  Local 727 trade show members previously voted to reject the employers’ […]

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Local 727 Secures Retroactivity Agreement for all Trade Show Industry Members

| December 21, 2018

While Teamsters Local 727, Freeman Decorating Company, and Global Exposition Services (G.E.S.) have made significant progress during negotiations for new trade show industry collective bargaining agreements, the issue of the Central States Pension Fund has not yet been completely decided.  As such, negotiations for a new master trade show industry, Freeman warehouse, and G.E.S. warehouse […]

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