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President Coli Rallies Public to Can the Tax

President Coli Rallies Public to Can the Tax

| June 27, 2017

Amid chants of “can the tax …can the tax,” Teamsters Local 727 President John Coli, Jr. took to the microphone and kicked off the Can the Tax rally held outside at the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. Coli framed the tax issue as a threat to hundreds if not thousands of decent-paying jobs […]

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President Coli to Speak at Can the Tax Rally, Tuesday, June 27

President Coli to Speak at Can the Tax Rally, Tuesday, June 27

| June 26, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 President John Coli, Jr. will be speaking at the Can the Tax Rally tomorrow, June 27th, at the James R. Thompson Center’s outdoor plaza (100 W Randolph St.). We invite all our members to attend and show support for the repeal of the beverage tax before it negatively affects Cook County businesses and […]

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Local 727 and Quala Wash Ratify Richest Contract in Quala Wash History

Local 727 and Quala Wash Ratify Richest Contract in Quala Wash History

| June 21, 2017

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and Quala Wash management reached agreement on a new three-year contract for the company’s 30 industrial tank cleaners. The annual wage increases the workers will receive are the largest in the bargaining unit’s history with Quala Wash, which has also agreed to pay 100% of the premiums for the […]

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Local 727 and Standard Parking Ratify New 5-Year Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

Local 727 and Standard Parking Ratify New 5-Year Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

| June 12, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 and Standard Parking ratified a new collective bargaining agreement for SP shuttle bus drivers. The term is for five years, commencing December 1, 2016 and extending through November 30, 2021. Among the major provisions that the union fought for and won were wage increases each of the five years, more adequate health […]

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SMG Lays Off Security, Fire and Safety Officers at McCormick Place Behind Union’s Back

SMG Lays Off Security, Fire and Safety Officers at McCormick Place Behind Union’s Back

| June 7, 2017

Without reaching an agreement with Teamsters Local 727, SMG laid off its security, fire and safety officers that Local 727 represents at McCormick Place, the international trade show venue in Chicago. Additionally, SMG has not called its former part-time workers at Navy Pier, who were let go as a result of Allied Universal’s takeover, to […]

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