OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Union Works to Save Zookeepers’ Jobs in Exchange for Settling Absenteeism Policy

| November 22, 2017

In its history with Teamsters Local 727, Brookfield Zoo has never identified and slated active bargaining unit employees for layoff. Recently, however, the Zoo informed Local 727 that four non-probationary bargaining unit employees, who have a combined 50 years of service to the Zoo, would be laid off. Local 727 has entered into an agreement […]

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Steward Spotlight: Jose Delgado of Dr. Pepper

Steward Spotlight: Jose Delgado of Dr. Pepper

| November 21, 2017

Eleven-year Dr. Pepper employee and Teamsters Local 727 steward Jose Delgado leads by example. Whether it’s working hard to get the product out to the customer on time, speaking at a Can the Tax rally or helping out on the strike line at Coke, Delgado takes pride in getting the job done and done well. “I […]

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Area Standards Required at MCM Parking

Area Standards Required at MCM Parking

| November 20, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 is currently conducting an area standards demonstration against MCM Parking Inc. MCM Parking took over parking operations at the Constellation Condominiums from Pioneer Parking on October 1, 2017, but is not paying area standard wages or providing area standard employment benefits like Pioneer Parking. The garage is located at 1555 N. Dearborn […]

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Free Flu Shots to be Offered Again at Next General Membership Meeting, November 19

Free Flu Shots to be Offered Again at Next General Membership Meeting, November 19

| November 13, 2017

Due to the high demand, Teamsters Local 727 will again be offering free flu shots to our members at the next general membership meeting being held Sunday, November 19, 2017. As she did at the October meeting, Osco pharmacist and Teamster steward Laura Lucafo will begin administering shots approximately one hour before the 12:00 p.m. […]

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Local 727 Fighting Hard for Its Members, Files Hundreds of Grievances Against Employers

| November 9, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 has had a very busy 2017 filing grievances on behalf of its members. Since January, Local 727 business representatives have filed over 300 grievances. Of those grievances, over 40 have been filed for arbitration and many others settled with agreeable terms. In the third quarter alone there have been five arbitration hearings. […]

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