OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

VIDEO: Watch the Local 727 2018 State of the Union Address from Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr.

VIDEO: Watch the Local 727 2018 State of the Union Address from Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr.

| December 28, 2018

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Local 727 Secures Retroactivity Agreement for all Trade Show Industry Members

| December 21, 2018

While Teamsters Local 727, Freeman Decorating Company, and Global Exposition Services (G.E.S.) have made significant progress during negotiations for new trade show industry collective bargaining agreements, the issue of the Central States Pension Fund has not yet been completely decided.  As such, negotiations for a new master trade show industry, Freeman warehouse, and G.E.S. warehouse […]

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GLCCD, the Grinch who Stole Business

| December 21, 2018

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution’s selfishness has hit a new high.  Teamsters Local 727 has learned that the soda giant has chosen not to pursue a new business opportunity with Amazon that could have resulted in more work for Union members. In mid-November, Local 727 was informed by GLCCD that the Company intended to unilaterally implement […]

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PHOTOS: Funeral Members Earn C.E. Credits at Local 727’s Biannual Seminar

PHOTOS: Funeral Members Earn C.E. Credits at Local 727’s Biannual Seminar

| December 14, 2018

A record-setting 80 funeral directors and embalmers attended Teamsters Local 727’s biannual continuing education seminar this past Wednesday, December 12th.  Free to Local 727 members in good standing, the six-hour seminar is held twice each year in the Union meeting hall in Park Ridge and offers funeral industry professionals the opportunity to earn up to […]

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PHOTOS: Local 727 Members Celebrate 3rd Anniversary of Coca-Cola Strike at Union Party

PHOTOS: Local 727 Members Celebrate 3rd Anniversary of Coca-Cola Strike at Union Party

| December 7, 2018

  Teamsters Local 727 hosted parties at Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution facilities in Niles and Alsip this past Wednesday, December 5th, to celebrate the third anniversary of the Coca-Cola Unfair Labor Practice strike. In December 2015, Coca-Cola Refreshments’ unreasonable actions and bad faith bargaining forced more than 300 workers to the ULP strike line for […]

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