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Union and Wyndham Hotel Shuttle Drivers Ratify New Contract

| November 6, 2017

Wyndham Hotel shuttle drivers voted recently to ratify a new contract. This is just the second contract negotiated for this group, who became Local 727 members only five years ago. Highlights of the five-year agreement negotiated by Teamsters Local 727 include larger increases to wages and creation of new trip fees, extra paid time off, […]

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Urge Former Teamster Jerry Lee Long to Vote Yes on Right-to-Work Override

Urge Former Teamster Jerry Lee Long to Vote Yes on Right-to-Work Override

| November 2, 2017

All Teamsters in Illinois are strongly urged to call Republican State Rep. Jerry Lee Long and tell him to vote “yes” to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of Senate Bill 1905. Rep. Jerry Lee Long (76th District) Springfield Office: (217) 782-0140 Streator District Office: (815) 510-9689 The legislation, which passed the Illinois General Assembly in […]

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CVS Delays Selection of Dates to Meet with Union for Next Round of Negotiations

| October 27, 2017

CVS is yet again delaying selecting dates to meet with Teamsters Local 727 for the next round of bargaining for a new contract. The Parties last met on October 3, 2017. Prior to that meeting, the Union demanded, but CVS refused, to select additional dates beyond October 3rd, indicating instead that it would select one […]

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Improved Pharmacy Work Standards Championed by Local 727 Up for Possible Vote in Chicago City Council

| October 26, 2017

Teamsters Local 727’s efforts at reforming pharmacist work standards are now closer to becoming reality in Chicago. According to a recent article published in the Chicago Tribune, on Oct. 10, the City Council Finance Committee approved a proposal containing all the provisions Local 727 and pharmacists have long pushed for. The proposed legislation includes limits […]

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Local 727 Obtains Reinstatement and Back-Pay for Unjustly Laid Off Edward Hotel Workers

| October 26, 2017

Five Edward Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn Express O’Hare Rosemont) shuttle bus drivers were returned to work after being unjustly laid off because of an alleged revocation of Edward Hotel’s Department of Transportation registration. Just like it did in August, Teamsters Local 727 acted immediately upon learning of the layoff and filed an unfair labor practice […]

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