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Local 727 Honors Longtime Brookfield Zoo Member and Former Steward Dave Thornton

Local 727 Honors Longtime Brookfield Zoo Member and Former Steward Dave Thornton

| June 9, 2020

It is with a heavy heart that the Union reports the passing of Teamster Brother Dave Thornton, a long time Brookfield Zoo member and former Union Steward who passed away on May 30, 2020.  Dave was a 35-year member of Teamster Locals 726 and 727 who started working at the Chicago Zoological Society in 1988. […]

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Union Demands Safety Be Top Priority as CVS Rolls Out COVID-19 Testing Centers

Union Demands Safety Be Top Priority as CVS Rolls Out COVID-19 Testing Centers

| June 5, 2020

Three CVS pharmacies in the Chicagoland area represented by Teamsters Local 727 are slated to begin administering COVID-19 tests in early June, further highlighting how pharmacists continue to be essential frontline workers in the fight against the pandemic. Upon receiving notice of CVS’ proposed testing initiative, Local 727 was quick to demand that CVS bargain with […]

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Great Lakes Coca-Cola’s Lies & Unsafe Working Conditions Continue

Great Lakes Coca-Cola’s Lies & Unsafe Working Conditions Continue

| May 21, 2020

Yesterday, after concerns from Teamsters Local 727 members continued to go unaddressed by the Company, a member called WGNTV Channel 9 who visited the GLCC facility. Recently, in the Alsip production facility, three members have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last week alone. Several other members have been placed in quarantine. According to reports […]

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May General Membership Meeting Notice

May General Membership Meeting Notice

| May 18, 2020

In an effort to keep all of our 727 members safe and abide by the state of Illinois’s stay-at-home order and phased reopening, the May General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below). Please note that the following actions will be voted on by members during the May Membership Meeting:  To approve the […]

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Lakhani Hospitality, Inc. d/b/a Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare Chooses Corporate Greed Over Livelihood of Employees

Lakhani Hospitality, Inc. d/b/a Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare Chooses Corporate Greed Over Livelihood of Employees

| May 13, 2020

O’Hare Airport is a major hub for both business and leisure travel and the hotel industry is the lifeblood of the Rosemont area. Hotels in the O’Hare and Rosemont area provide an economical and safe place to stay for travelers on business and with missed or delayed flights. Teamsters Lo-cal 727 recently learned that the […]

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