April 21, 2015
Pre-Flight Parking O'Hare Members Assist Airport Travelers
Since Pre-Flight Airport Parking opened in October, dozens of Teamsters Local 727 members have been hard at work to keep the 2,100-space facility running smoothly. MORE

April 15, 2015
Hotel Orrington Members Made Whole for Lost Vacation Time
Teamsters Local 727 parking members at Hotel Orrington in Evanston have been made whole for vacation time they were denied when management violated the contract’s seniority language. MORE

Feb. 2, 2015
Union Secures Severance for Eliot House Parking Members
Teamsters Local 727 representatives secured a fair severance package with pay and recall rights for five parking garage attendant members at Eliot House Condominums. MORE

Jan. 14, 2015
'Without Knowledge, Everything Is Dark'
Berhane Hailemichael has played myriad roles throughout his life. Freedom fighter. Refugee. Husband. Father. Union member. College student. And in every role, he said one thing he always carries with him is hope. MORE

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
Oct. 31, 2014: Local 727 Parking Members Receive $11,000 in PTO Back Pay
July 2, 2014: Local 727 Adds New Parking Members at Roosevelt Collection
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

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

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

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.

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