Tag: featured

Boycott Dr. Pepper Products

Boycott Dr. Pepper Products

| May 22, 2018

On May 22, 2018, over 150 Teamsters Local 727 Drivers employed by the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., went out on strike over Unfair Labor Practices committed by the American Bottling Company. These Drivers work tirelessly in the freezing cold during Chicago winters and the hot heat of Chicago […]

Continue Reading

PHOTOS: At April Meeting, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Announces Union Victories and Invites Members to Picnic Following May 20th Membership Meeting

PHOTOS: At April Meeting, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Announces Union Victories and Invites Members to Picnic Following May 20th Membership Meeting

| May 4, 2018

  Secretary-Treasurer John Coli Jr. updated the membership on contracts, grievances, arbitrations and other union business during Teamsters Local 727’s general meeting on April 29, 2018. Secretary-Treasurer Coli announced that Local 727 negotiated and ratified new contracts with Jack Hood Transportation, Modell Funeral Home, Hawthorne Racecourse Corliss OTB, Hawthorne Racecourse Program Sellers, Navy Pier, Edward […]

Continue Reading

Benefit Improvement to the Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund

Benefit Improvement to the Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund

| May 4, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 is pleased to inform you that the Trustees of the Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund have announced an improvement to its educational assistance benefits. Effective immediately, participant eligibility for educational assistance benefits will not end if a participant is on a documented disability leave of absence from covered employment.  This […]

Continue Reading

Update: NLRB Finds Buddy’s Parking Company LLC in Default

Update: NLRB Finds Buddy’s Parking Company LLC in Default

| April 30, 2018

By failing to respond to a complaint issued by the National Labor Relations Board, Buddy’s Parking LLC was found to be in default. This case originated on July 18, 2017, when Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge against Buddy’s due to the Company’s refusal to bargain in good faith with the Union […]

Continue Reading

“Why I Wear Red:” A Message from John Coli Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727

“Why I Wear Red:” A Message from John Coli Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727

| April 10, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 office staff and I are all wearing red today in support of the fight for pay equity. Today, April 10th, Equal Pay Day, is symbolic for how many days into this new year an average American woman has to work to earn the same amount of pay an average man earned […]

Continue Reading