OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Steward Profile: Dennis Wilson of MV Transportation, North Cook

Steward Profile: Dennis Wilson of MV Transportation, North Cook

| May 12, 2017

“It’s like a family.” These words nicely sum up Dennis Wilson’s feelings about being a member of Teamsters Local 727. A paratransit driver for 14 years, Dennis was one of the original employees of MV Transportation’s Niles facility when the drivers were organized to join Local 727 back in 2008. Dennis loves being a member […]

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Local 727 Files Labor Board Charge Against Navy Pier, Inc.

| May 11, 2017

Company’s Intimidation of Union Threatens Security, Fire & Safety Officers’ Jobs at the Pier Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge today with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against Navy Pier, Inc., the company that manages operations at Navy Pier in Chicago. The charge is for intimidation of the union […]

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Navy Pier Security, Fire and Safety Officers Rally, May 15

| May 11, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 is requesting assistance at a rally in support of Teamster security, fire and safety officers at 1:30 p.m., Monday, May 15, at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL. All Teamster representatives, members and supporters are strongly encouraged to attend this rally and stand up for the security, fire and safety […]

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Local 727 Drops Banner of Protest Against Navy Pier Executives

Local 727 Drops Banner of Protest Against Navy Pier Executives

| May 8, 2017

If you happened to be walking or driving under the Wabash Ave. bridge at the intersection of Illinois St. early this morning, then you saw Teamsters Local 727’s message to the public: PROBLEMS AT THE PIER! Security, Fire & Safety Officers JOBS AT RISK “We want everyone to know how despicable Navy Pier’s executives are by […]

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Unfair Labor Practices Could Lead to Teamsters Strike at Navy Pier

Unfair Labor Practices Could Lead to Teamsters Strike at Navy Pier

| May 5, 2017

Local 727 Fighting to Save Security, Fire & Safety Officers’ Jobs In February 2017, Navy Pier Inc. (NPI) – the company that manages Navy Pier – issued a request for proposal (RFP) to replace 43 fire safety and security officers after originally withdrawing the RFP in October 2016. These officers are currently employed by SMG and […]

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