OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

The Forge Recognizes Local 727 Lead Business Agent Caleen Carter-Patton’s Role in the Origin of the “Fight for 15” Campaign

The Forge Recognizes Local 727 Lead Business Agent Caleen Carter-Patton’s Role in the Origin of the “Fight for 15” Campaign

| September 30, 2020

Click here to read the story of the workers and organizers in Chicago — most of them women — whose efforts to build an organization of downtown workers helped to spark the national and global “Fight for 15” movement. One of those organizers was Local 727’s very own Caleen Carter-Patton, Lead Business Agent for groups including […]

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Unions and Producers Announce Safety Protocols for Film Industry

Unions and Producers Announce Safety Protocols for Film Industry

| September 29, 2020

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, along with other Film and Television Industry unions including the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Basic Crafts, recently announced an agreement with the major studios (under the umbrella group AMPTP) which will allow the industry to safely reopen during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as provide sick leave and quarantine […]

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Voting is Power

Voting is Power

| September 24, 2020

By casting a ballot, Americans have the opportunity to effect change and make their voices heard. Members should consider early voting during the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid crowds, long lines, and wait times on election day. Provided below is helpful information on registering to vote, early voting locations, labor-friendly candidates endorsed by 727, and important […]

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Vitalant Shows Their Appreciation to Teamsters Local 727 Members

Vitalant Shows Their Appreciation to Teamsters Local 727 Members

| September 14, 2020

On September 3rd, Teamsters Local 727 signed an agreement with Vitalant that will give all eligible Distribution and Mobile members a monetary bonus on their September 18 paychecks. In a letter to employees, President and CEO Dave Green thanked the hardworking employees for the loyalty that they have shown during 2020 to the work, the donors, […]

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September General Membership Meeting Notice

September General Membership Meeting Notice

| September 13, 2020

In an effort to keep all of our 727 members safe, the September General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below). September General Membership Meeting Details                                Date: September 27, 2020                 […]

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