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Vitalant Shows Their Appreciation to Teamsters Local 727 Members

Vitalant Shows Their Appreciation to Teamsters Local 727 Members

| September 14, 2020

On September 3rd, Teamsters Local 727 signed an agreement with Vitalant that will give all eligible Distribution and Mobile members a monetary bonus on their September 18 paychecks. In a letter to employees, President and CEO Dave Green thanked the hardworking employees for the loyalty that they have shown during 2020 to the work, the donors, […]

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September General Membership Meeting Notice

September General Membership Meeting Notice

| September 13, 2020

In an effort to keep all of our 727 members safe, the September General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below). September General Membership Meeting Details                                Date: September 27, 2020                 […]

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MV Transportation Withholds Taxpayer Funds Rightly Owed to Division 422 Employees

MV Transportation Withholds Taxpayer Funds Rightly Owed to Division 422 Employees

| September 8, 2020

In March 2020, over one hundred Teamsters Local 727 brothers and sisters who work as paratransit drivers and aides for MV Transportation Division 422 found themselves out of work when schools were closed as a preventative measure taken to combat the spread of COVID-19. Practically overnight, these hardworking service workers, responsible each day for safely bringing […]

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Meet the Teamsters Brothers and Sisters of Fleischmann’s Vinegar

| September 3, 2020

Members of Teamsters Local 727 who work at Fleischmann’s Vinegar, the world’s largest producer of commercial vinegar, have continued to push forward through the pandemic, doing their part to keep the U.S. supply chain up and running. A typical day at their Gage Park facility, located at 48th and Oakley Ave, involves members of 727 loading […]

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Vitalant Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants Continue to Serve the Community Through the Pandemic

Vitalant Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants Continue to Serve the Community Through the Pandemic

| August 28, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Teamsters Local 727 members who work as Distribution Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants (MUA) at Vitalant in Rosemont have continued to work day-in and day-out, ensuring that the blood donated at one of Vitalant’s twenty Chicagoland donor centers is safely delivered to its next destination.  After a donor generously gives blood, […]

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