OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

VIDEO: A Labor Day Message from John Coli, Jr.

VIDEO: A Labor Day Message from John Coli, Jr.

| August 31, 2018

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Local 727 Stands in Solidarity with Local 991 as they Reconvene Negotiations Following a ULP Strike Against Coca-Cola

| August 22, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 is proud to stand with our Teamster Brothers and Sisters of Local 991. According to a recent statement released by Local 991 Secretary-Treasurer Jim Gookins, 275 members of Local 991 walked off the job on Thursday, August 9th to protest the behavior of their employer, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc., during negotiations […]

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Union Secures Contract with Largest Wage Raise in Skyway Bargaining Unit History

| August 20, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 members employed by Skyway Concessions Co. unanimously ratified a new collective bargaining agreement covering toll booth collectors. The three-year contract provides for annual wage raises, enhanced benefits, and worker safety improvements. “The Local 727 bargaining committee stood firm on the issues that matter most to these members,” said John Coli, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer […]

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84 Days to Election Day: Local 727 Phone Banks for Pritzker and Pro-Labor Candidates

| August 14, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 Business Agents volunteered alongside fellow union members this past Wednesday to support J.B. Pritzker and all labor-friendly candidates up for election this November. The Business Agents spent more than three hours speaking to fellow union members about the issues that matter most to them and the importance of voting for candidates who […]

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Prop A Shot Down, Missourians Reject Right-to-Work Legislation

| August 10, 2018

Voters across Missouri united Tuesday to push back against big business, overwhelmingly rejecting an attempt to enact right-to-work legislation in the state. Voting two-to-one, hardworking Missourians overturned the 2017 RTW legislation forced through by the state Legislature and former governor after years of failed attempts, thereby preserving the ability of workers to band together to […]

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