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Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

Scholarship Information for Teamsters Local 727 Members and Dependents

| January 15, 2019

With graduation season just around the corner, Teamsters Local 727 would like to take a moment to remind all members of one of the many benefits of union membership—eligibility for college, university, and trade or vocation school scholarships. Are you or your dependents considering pursuing higher education?  Many Teamster-friendly organizations are now accepting applications for […]

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VIDEO: Watch the Local 727 2018 State of the Union Address from Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr.

VIDEO: Watch the Local 727 2018 State of the Union Address from Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr.

| December 28, 2018

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PHOTOS: Funeral Members Earn C.E. Credits at Local 727’s Biannual Seminar

PHOTOS: Funeral Members Earn C.E. Credits at Local 727’s Biannual Seminar

| December 14, 2018

A record-setting 80 funeral directors and embalmers attended Teamsters Local 727’s biannual continuing education seminar this past Wednesday, December 12th.  Free to Local 727 members in good standing, the six-hour seminar is held twice each year in the Union meeting hall in Park Ridge and offers funeral industry professionals the opportunity to earn up to […]

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PHOTOS: Local 727 Members Celebrate 3rd Anniversary of Coca-Cola Strike at Union Party

PHOTOS: Local 727 Members Celebrate 3rd Anniversary of Coca-Cola Strike at Union Party

| December 7, 2018

  Teamsters Local 727 hosted parties at Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution facilities in Niles and Alsip this past Wednesday, December 5th, to celebrate the third anniversary of the Coca-Cola Unfair Labor Practice strike. In December 2015, Coca-Cola Refreshments’ unreasonable actions and bad faith bargaining forced more than 300 workers to the ULP strike line for […]

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Osco Misclassification of Pharmacy Students to be Remedied Thanks to Union Settlement

Osco Misclassification of Pharmacy Students to be Remedied Thanks to Union Settlement

| December 5, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 filed a grievance earlier this year when the Union was informed by a pharmacist that one of the pharmacy students working in the store was being misclassified and paid by Osco as a technician despite the student’s enrollment in pharmacy school. Immediately upon learning of this glaring misclassification, Local 727 filed a […]

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