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Update: NLRB Applies for Entry of Summary Judgement Against Buddy’s Parking for Failure to Comply with NLRB Order

| June 11, 2019

Acting Deputy Associate General Counsel David Habenstreit of the National Labor Relations Board recently filed an application for entry of summary judgement which would enforce the NLRB’s previous judgement against Buddy’s Parking to make whole the Teamsters Local 727 members formerly employed at the Company’s 2 East Oak Street location with interest. The case arose […]

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Local 727’s Persistence Results in Arbitration Win for Trade Show Members, G.E.S. Ordered to Cease and Desist from Violating CBA

| June 4, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 was recently awarded an arbitration win when Arbitrator Lisa Salkovitz Kohn determined that Global Exposition Services (G.E.S.) had violated the terms of the Trade Show Industry collective bargaining agreement for shows occurring on September 24, October 9, and October 12, 2009. The arbitration initially stems from multiple grievances filed by Local 727 […]

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Special Summer Events for Union Members

Special Summer Events for Union Members

| May 28, 2019

Check the Local 727 Calendar for more information on upcoming events.

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Proposed State Parking Tax Targets Chicago, Unreasonably Burdens Workers

Proposed State Parking Tax Targets Chicago, Unreasonably Burdens Workers

| May 24, 2019

Write your State Representative and Senator, Demand they Oppose a State Parking Tax Last week, Governor Pritzker released his “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan which proposes a 6-9% state parking tax be added on top of Chicago and Cook County’s already high parking tax rates in order to finance improvements to Illinois’ infrastructure.   The addition of […]

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Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate

Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate

| May 22, 2019

Confiscatory parking tax targets City and unreasonably burdens Chicago workers and businesses CHICAGO, May 22, 2019 –  The “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan recently released by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed a 6% tax on daily and hourly garage parking, as well as a whopping 9% tax on monthly and annual garage parking be added on […]

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