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Under Threat of Another Unfair Labor Practice Filing by 727, GLCC Reforms Media Policy

Under Threat of Another Unfair Labor Practice Filing by 727, GLCC Reforms Media Policy

| May 11, 2020

Last month, GLCC members alerted the Union to an email sent by management concerning the company’s alleged “media policy.” Unsurprisingly, the email was sent shortly after Teamsters Local 727 issued a press release outlining Great Lakes Coca-Cola’s substandard hazard pay and unsafe working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The unlawful policy on its face clearly […]

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During a National Crisis, Rollex Fails to Recognize its Essential Employees

| May 7, 2020

At a time when normal daily activities such as taking public transportation to work, enjoying a meal break with longtime co-workers, or working side-by-side at a manufacturing plant put employees at risk to contract COVID-19, many employers have chosen to recognize this risk by paying additional compensation, or “hazard pay.”   Unfortunately, this is not the […]

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MV Transportation Division 422 Employees Left Out in the Cold While Others Remain Compensated

| May 6, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we quickly became aware of the significant impact that it would have on those in our lives that we care the most for—our children.  Day-to-day routines that are vital to the well-being of all children were drastically disrupted when Illinois leadership implemented a “stay at home order,” which has been […]

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Park USA Makes Furloughed Teamsters Local 727 Members Whole

| May 5, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 applauds the recent efforts of valet parking company, Park USA. A small privately-owned valet company based out of Elgin, IL, Park USA  was the first parking company (of what will hopefully be many) to pay illegally furloughed Teamsters Local 727 parking members using approved funding under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a […]

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Important May Day Message From Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli Jr.

Important May Day Message From Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli Jr.

| May 1, 2020

On May 4, 1886, thousands of Chicago workers and Union members took to the streets in solidarity to demand a fair and safe work day. Even when the police became violent, the workers did not waiver—determined to achieve workers’ rights for all. On May Day we celebrate those workers and their eventual victories at the […]

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