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SAVE THE DATE: Enjoy a 727 Cookout after Sept. 24 Membership Meeting, Members with Children Get Free School Supplies!

SAVE THE DATE: Enjoy a 727 Cookout after Sept. 24 Membership Meeting, Members with Children Get Free School Supplies!

| August 23, 2017

Immediately following the next general membership meeting on Sunday, September 24, Teamsters Local 727 members can enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch hosted by the Union. The luncheon will take place rain or shine. Local 727 representatives will also be handing out free school supplies to all members whose school-age children (K-12) attend the barbecue. “The […]

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SCI Ratifies New 4-Year Contract

| August 21, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 members employed by Service Corporation International ratified a new four-year contract that retroactively started on July 1, 2016 and expires on June 30, 2020. The Local 727 bargaining committee was able to successfully combat the company’s 95 separate contract proposals to preserve many important provisions that are vital to the membership. Among […]

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PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecues for MV Transportation North Cook and First Transit DuPage

PHOTOS: Union Hosts Barbecues for MV Transportation North Cook and First Transit DuPage

| August 21, 2017

  Teamsters Local 727 recently hosted paratransit barbecues for MV Transportation North Cook and First Transit DuPage. Like previous barbecues, paratransit members enjoyed delicious food while having an opportunity to chat with union representatives and their fellow workers in a relaxed setting. Gil Wieczorek of First Transit DuPage had nothing but praise for his Teamster […]

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FDSA Ratifies New 5-Year Contract

| August 17, 2017

Funeral Directors Service Association of Greater Chicago members ratified a new five-year contract that, among other things, maintains employer-paid participation in Teamsters Local 727 health and welfare, pension, and legal and education funds. The overall increase in benefit contributions come out to 39%, which the employer will pay over the course of the five-year agreement. […]

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Local 727’s Swift Action Results in Reinstatement of Displaced Edward Hotel Workers

Local 727’s Swift Action Results in Reinstatement of Displaced Edward Hotel Workers

| August 16, 2017

Members Return to Work with Full Back-Pay and Union Benefits Five Edward Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn Express O’Hare Rosemont) shuttle bus drivers have returned to work after being unjustly laid off because of an alleged hotel transportation department temporary service elimination. Immediately upon learning of the alleged service elimination, Teamsters Local 727 requested bargaining and […]

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