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Free Flu Shots to be Offered Again at Next General Membership Meeting, November 19

Free Flu Shots to be Offered Again at Next General Membership Meeting, November 19

| November 13, 2017

Due to the high demand, Teamsters Local 727 will again be offering free flu shots to our members at the next general membership meeting being held Sunday, November 19, 2017. As she did at the October meeting, Osco pharmacist and Teamster steward Laura Lucafo will begin administering shots approximately one hour before the 12:00 p.m. […]

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Local 727 Fighting Hard for Its Members, Files Hundreds of Grievances Against Employers

| November 9, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 has had a very busy 2017 filing grievances on behalf of its members. Since January, Local 727 business representatives have filed over 300 grievances. Of those grievances, over 40 have been filed for arbitration and many others settled with agreeable terms. In the third quarter alone there have been five arbitration hearings. […]

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PHOTOS: At October Meeting, Members Welcomed Cook County Sheriff Candidate Eddie Acevedo

PHOTOS: At October Meeting, Members Welcomed Cook County Sheriff Candidate Eddie Acevedo

| November 7, 2017

  Secretary-Treasurer John Coli Jr. updated the membership on contracts, grievances, arbitrations and other union business during Teamsters Local 727’s general meeting on October 29, 2017. In the last month, Local 727 negotiated and ratified new contracts with TKO Installations and Lagunitas Brewing. Membership also heard from a special guest speaker, retired Illinois Representative Edward […]

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Union and Wyndham Hotel Shuttle Drivers Ratify New Contract

| November 6, 2017

Wyndham Hotel shuttle drivers voted recently to ratify a new contract. This is just the second contract negotiated for this group, who became Local 727 members only five years ago. Highlights of the five-year agreement negotiated by Teamsters Local 727 include larger increases to wages and creation of new trip fees, extra paid time off, […]

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Urge Former Teamster Jerry Lee Long to Vote Yes on Right-to-Work Override

Urge Former Teamster Jerry Lee Long to Vote Yes on Right-to-Work Override

| November 2, 2017

All Teamsters in Illinois are strongly urged to call Republican State Rep. Jerry Lee Long and tell him to vote “yes” to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of Senate Bill 1905. Rep. Jerry Lee Long (76th District) Springfield Office: (217) 782-0140 Streator District Office: (815) 510-9689 The legislation, which passed the Illinois General Assembly in […]

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