LATEST PARKING NEWS


Dec. 15, 2014
Chicago Parking Valet Violated Contract, Arbitrator Rules
An arbitrator has ordered Chicago Parking Valet to pay employees, Teamsters Local 727 and the union Benefit Funds years’ worth back pay, dues and benefit contributions. MORE



Dec. 10, 2014
Free Mobile App Locates Nearby Parking Garages
A new free mobile app allows users to find nearby parking garages and lots in the Chicago area. The Parking Industry Labor Management Committee (PILMC) created the Chicago Parking Map app, which is now available to download for iOS and Android devices. MORE


Nov. 10, 2014
New Valet Members Set to Work at New Chicago Boutique Hotel
About 20 new Teamsters Local 727 valet parking members soon will get to work when the new Virgin Hotel Chicago opens next month. MORE



Oct. 31, 2014
Local 727 Parking Members Receive $11,000 in PTO Back Pay
Six Teamsters Local 727 parking members have been paid the more than $11,000 in vacation, sick and personal time owed to them. MORE



July 2, 2014
Local 727 Adds New Parking Members at Roosevelt Collection

One of Chicago’s fast-growing shopping and residential areas now has Teamsters Local 727 members working in its parking garages. MORE



May 28, 2014: Local 727 Member Helps Travelers in Need at O'Hare Garage
May 16, 2014: Local 727 Parking Members Begin Working at New Lake Shore Drive High-Rise
April 29, 2014: Local 727 Capital Parking Members Receive Nearly $40,000 in Back Pay


2013
Sept. 27, 2013: New Valet Contract Includes Affordable Health Care
April 8, 2013: Teamster-Supported Parking Tax Bill Signed Into Law
Feb. 25, 2013: Legacy Parking Signs Agreement with Union
Feb. 19, 2013: Encore Hospitality Signs Parking Contracts with Local 727
Jan. 25, 2013: Impark Members Reinstated with Nearly $100,000 in Back Pay

2012
Dec. 5, 2012: 'It Was the Right Thing to Do'
Oct. 24, 2012: Courtesy Valet Member Returning to Work with Full Back Pay
Sept. 19, 2012: Standard Parking Members at Midway Use Improved Shift Bid Process
Sept. 17, 2012: Union Pushes to Strenghen ABM Parking's Accident Policy Language
Sept. 11, 2012: Local 727 Works to Get ABM Parking Member Back to Work
Aug. 30, 2012: NLRB to Issue Complaint Against Companies for Failing to Implement Master Parking Agreement
Aug. 20, 2012: Local 727 Members Begin Working at Downtown Luxury High-Rises
Aug. 16, 2012: Union Acts Swiftly to Return 12-Year Standard Parking Member to Work
Aug. 9, 2012: Local 727 Protects O'Hare Ground Transport Members' Jobs
June 21, 2012: SLIDESHOW: North Side High-Rise Locks Out Local 727 Garage Attendants
April 30, 2012: SLIDESHOW: Teamsters Show Solidarity with 5801-15 N. Sheridan Garage Attendants
April 24, 2012: Valet Returns to Work With $33,000 in Back Pay
April 19, 2012: Metra Lot Workers Reinstated With More Than $90,000 in Back Pay
March 13, 2012: SLIDESHOW: Chicago Teamsters Rally to Inform Public of Hunter Parking's Sub-Area Standards Wages and Benefits
Feb. 23, 2012: SLIDESHOW: Picket Targets Hunter Parking's Sub-Area Standards Wages, Benefits
Feb. 21, 2012: New Parking Meter Contract Includes Annual Raises, Union Health Care
Feb. 14, 2012: SLIDESHOW: Shuttle Bus Drivers Keep Up with Hustle and Bustle of Union Station
Feb. 3, 2012: Standard Parking Shuttle Drivers Join Local 727

ABOUT
More than half of Teamsters
Local 727’s total membership comes from workers in the
parking and valet industries. Whether at a downtown
Chicago condominium or the economy lots at Midway and O’Hare International Airports, Local 727 members are there, serving as car washers,
greasers, parking lot attendants, hikers, polishers, wash rack attendants, valets and other miscellaneous garage positions.

LINKS
Parking Industry Labor Management Committee

Chicago Department of Aviation parking information

TEAMSTERS LOCAL 727
John T. Coli,
Secretary-Treasurer

1300 W. Higgins Road
Suite 111
Park Ridge, IL 60068
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Phone: (847) 696-7500
Fax: (847) 720-4984
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