OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

PHOTOS: Funeral Members Gain New Insight at Union CE Seminar

PHOTOS: Funeral Members Gain New Insight at Union CE Seminar

| June 18, 2018

  Funeral directors and embalmers attended the Teamsters Local 727 continuing education seminar on Wednesday, June 13th at the Union meeting hall in Park Ridge. Local 727 hosts the six-hour seminar, which is free to members in good standing, twice each year.  Those funeral industry members in attendance have the opportunity to earn up to […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Notifies Top CVS Executives of CVS Negotiators’ Unwillingness to Reach a Deal

Teamsters Local 727 Notifies Top CVS Executives of CVS Negotiators’ Unwillingness to Reach a Deal

| June 18, 2018

Union Demands Fair Treatment and Good Faith Bargaining for Pharmacists Earlier this month, Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr., wrote letters to 25 executives at CVS detailing the disrespectful and upsetting manner in which local Company representatives and CVS’s chief negotiator have handled ongoing negotiations with the Union. “It has been over two years […]

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727 Members Celebrate Union Triumphs with Tacos at May Meeting

| June 11, 2018

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli Jr. updated Teamsters Local 727 members on contracts, grievances, arbitrations, and other union business during the Union Membership Meeting on May 20, 2018. The membership was updated on Union victories in May, including Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board issuing a complaint against CC Traffic for the Company’s refusal to […]

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Union and MV Chicago 135 Reach Tentative Agreement on Multiple Key Issues

| June 6, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee reached tentative agreements with MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135 on multiple contract provisions as negotiations continued on May 29th, May 30th, and May 31st. The Union and Company have tentatively agreed to a new lunch break policy, which will add time to drivers’ routes to account for the additional […]

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Dr Pepper Drivers Stand Strong with the Support of Local 705

Dr Pepper Drivers Stand Strong with the Support of Local 705

| June 5, 2018

Today, Teamsters Local 727 Drivers marked the 15th day of the Unfair Labor Practice Strike against the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., with a cookout hosted by Teamsters Local 705. With spirits and energy running high, the 727 Drivers shared their experiences on the strike line, as well as […]

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