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Proposed State Parking Tax Targets Chicago, Unreasonably Burdens Workers

Proposed State Parking Tax Targets Chicago, Unreasonably Burdens Workers

| May 24, 2019

Write your State Representative and Senator, Demand they Oppose a State Parking Tax Last week, Governor Pritzker released his “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan which proposes a 6-9% state parking tax be added on top of Chicago and Cook County’s already high parking tax rates in order to finance improvements to Illinois’ infrastructure.   The addition of […]

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Local 727 Member Rashonda Hudson’s Positivity at Lightfoot Inauguration Shines on Tribune Cover, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Congratulates Mayor Lightfoot

Local 727 Member Rashonda Hudson’s Positivity at Lightfoot Inauguration Shines on Tribune Cover, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Congratulates Mayor Lightfoot

| May 21, 2019

Longtime Teamsters Local 727 member Rashonda Hudson was featured on the cover of this morning’s Chicago Tribune after attending Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s inauguration yesterday. Hudson was quoted as saying, “I want it to be known that [Lori Lightfoot] supports the labor movement and the women out here working to support our families… She will make […]

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Join Your Fellow Teamster Brothers & Sisters for the Annual Local 727 Member Picnic this Sunday, May 19, Directly Following the Union’s May General Membership Meeting

Join Your Fellow Teamster Brothers & Sisters for the Annual Local 727 Member Picnic this Sunday, May 19, Directly Following the Union’s May General Membership Meeting

| May 15, 2019

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New GLCCD CBA Ratifies, Includes Wage Raises, New PPO Plan Option, Live Loading Limits, and Mix Mode Fix

New GLCCD CBA Ratifies, Includes Wage Raises, New PPO Plan Option, Live Loading Limits, and Mix Mode Fix

| May 4, 2019

Today, Teamsters Local 727 members employed by Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution voted to ratify a new 3-year successor collective bargaining agreement. Among the top achievements of the Local 727 bargaining committee was the successful negotiation of an agreement which unifies the 3 contracts that previously covered all Inside and Outside GLCCD employees and GLCCD employees […]

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Dr Pepper Inside Workers Ratify New CBA with Wage Increases, Retirement Improvements, and PTO Enhancements

Dr Pepper Inside Workers Ratify New CBA with Wage Increases, Retirement Improvements, and PTO Enhancements

| May 4, 2019

After months of challenging negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 members employed by the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, have ratified a successor collective bargaining agreement that covers all Inside workers.  The new agreement will expire on January 31, 2022, just 3 months before the expiration of the Dr Pepper Outside CBA. One of […]

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