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Local 727 and Quala Wash Ratify Richest Contract in Quala Wash History

Local 727 and Quala Wash Ratify Richest Contract in Quala Wash History

| June 21, 2017

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and Quala Wash management reached agreement on a new three-year contract for the company’s 30 industrial tank cleaners. The annual wage increases the workers will receive are the largest in the bargaining unit’s history with Quala Wash, which has also agreed to pay 100% of the premiums for the […]

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School Supplies Donation Drive

| June 20, 2017

Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee and the Teamsters National Black Caucus – Chicago Chapter will be partnering to help children be successful in the upcoming school year. Members will be giving out backpacks with school supplies at the Bud Billiken Parade on August 12th. Local 727 is asking our fellow Teamster brothers and sisters to […]

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Illinois Labor Society Walking Tour

Illinois Labor Society Walking Tour

| June 13, 2017

Tour of The Historic Pullman District Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee will be hosting a walking tour of the Historic Pullman District on Saturday July 8, 2017. The tour begins at 10:00 a.m. We meet at 11141 South Cottage Grove. Women Committee members are free to participate. The fee for family and friends is $10 […]

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SMG Won’t Budge on Severance Pay, Health Care Benefits for Laid Off Workers at McCormick Place

| June 13, 2017

BARGAINING UPDATE Teamsters Local 727 met recently with SMG management for effects bargaining from the lay-off of 32 security officers at McCormick Place. The company has refused to discuss any severance pay or provide health care benefits to the laid off workers unless the union agrees to have members relinquish their recall rights. Prior to […]

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SMG Lays Off Security, Fire and Safety Officers at McCormick Place Behind Union’s Back

SMG Lays Off Security, Fire and Safety Officers at McCormick Place Behind Union’s Back

| June 7, 2017

Without reaching an agreement with Teamsters Local 727, SMG laid off its security, fire and safety officers that Local 727 represents at McCormick Place, the international trade show venue in Chicago. Additionally, SMG has not called its former part-time workers at Navy Pier, who were let go as a result of Allied Universal’s takeover, to […]

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