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Local 727 Soda Drivers Featured in NBC 5’s Secrets of the Trade

Local 727 Soda Drivers Featured in NBC 5’s Secrets of the Trade

| February 12, 2019

Recognized some familiar faces on t.v. last night? While each driver had interesting stories to share about their work, violence on the job was a common reality experienced by all of the Teamsters. As Yancey recalled witnessing a man being robbed at gunpoint, Henderson was reminded of an incident in which an individual attacked his […]

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Members Updated on Local 727’s First Wins of 2019 at January Membership Meeting

Members Updated on Local 727’s First Wins of 2019 at January Membership Meeting

| February 6, 2019

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. updated Teamsters Local 727 members on the recent successes of the Union during the first General Membership Meeting of the new year on January 27, 2019. The membership was informed of the past month’s Union victories, including the Cook County Board of Commissioners’ repeal of an unjust tax-break for parking aggregator […]

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Join Your Teamster Brothers & Sisters for a National Day of Action Thursday, January 24th

Join Your Teamster Brothers & Sisters for a National Day of Action Thursday, January 24th

| January 24, 2019

The partial government shutdown has locked out hundreds of thousands of federal workers and contractors and has forced others to work without pay.  If the shutdown continues through Friday, many federal workers will miss a second paycheck. Teamsters Local 727 and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters stands in solidarity with all impacted workers. Join your […]

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Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

| January 15, 2019

With graduation season just around the corner, Teamsters Local 727 would like to take a moment to remind all members of one of the many benefits of union membership—eligibility for college, university, and trade or vocation school scholarships. Are you or your dependents considering pursuing higher education?  Many Teamster-friendly organizations are now accepting applications for […]

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Cook County Board Restores Tax on Parking Apps Following Address from Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. and Members of the PILMC

| January 11, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. and members of the Parking Industry Labor Management Committee (PILMC) addressed the Cook County Board of Commissioners last month and advocated for the repeal of an unjust tax-break for parking app companies, such as SpotHero and ParkWhiz, which was set to go into effect on January 1st. The […]

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