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Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. to Submit Resolution to Support Gaming Expansion at Illinois AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention

| September 20, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. will submit an official resolution in support of gaming expansion at the Illinois AFL-CIO’s 43rd Constitutional Convention today, Thursday, September 20th.  The Constitutional Convention provides members of the Illinois labor movement the opportunity to discuss and establish the legislative and political agenda of the Illinois AFL-CIO for the […]

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Local 727 Trade Show Members Refuse to Cross UNITE HERE Strike Line Sanctioned by Joint Council 25

| September 14, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 trade show industry members are honoring the strike lines of their fellow union Brothers and Sisters of UNITE HERE Local 1, which has been sanctioned by Joint Council 25 at 26 Chicagoland hotels. Upon seeing UNITE HERE members and hotel employees on strike, Local 727 trade show warehouse members employed by Freeman […]

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Local 727 and CDT Open Contract Negotiations on a Positive Note

| September 11, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee opened negotiations Friday, September 7th, for a new collective bargaining agreement covering drivers, porters, dispatchers, recon, and customer service representatives of Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express. The Union presented the Company with a complete contract proposal based on contract demands collected from hundreds of CDT members over […]

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Local 727 Files New Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against CVS

| September 7, 2018

CHICAGO, September 7, 2018 – Today, Teamsters Local 727 filed an Unfair Labor Practice charge against CVS (NYSE: CVS) as a result of the Company’s bad faith bargaining after negotiators continued delay tactics and refused to provide the Union with multiple dates for negotiations. Local 727 demanded a return to face-to-face negotiations after nearly two […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Stands with Striking UNITE HERE Local 1 Hotel Workers

Teamsters Local 727 Stands with Striking UNITE HERE Local 1 Hotel Workers

| September 7, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 stands in solidarity with the thousands of hotel workers represented by UNITE HERE  Local 1 who initiated a strike at 25 Chicagoland hotels early this morning. In a letter of support to Local 1, Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. wrote, “Local 727 members understand firsthand the importance of standing united while […]

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