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At October Meeting, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Announces New Parking Agreement and Pension Increases for Participants in the 727 Pension Fund

At October Meeting, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Announces New Parking Agreement and Pension Increases for Participants in the 727 Pension Fund

| November 2, 2021

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. updated Local 727 membership on contracts, grievances, arbitrations, and other union business during a meeting held outside the Union Hall on October 31, 2021. Membership and staff were encouraged to wear costumes to the meeting, and bags of candy and caramel apples were distributed to the children of members in celebration […]

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At September Meeting, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Announces Union Victories and the Benefit Fund Office’s Plan to Open a Health Care Clinic for Eligible Membership in 2022

At September Meeting, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Announces Union Victories and the Benefit Fund Office’s Plan to Open a Health Care Clinic for Eligible Membership in 2022

| October 3, 2021

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. updated Local 727 membership on contracts, grievances, arbitrations, and other union business during an outdoor meeting held on September 26, 2021. This was the first in-person general membership meeting since February 2020; over the past year and a half general membership meetings have been held via Zoom in accordancewith COVID-19 restrictions. […]

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Local 727 Members Help Chicago Parking Meters Earn $500 Million in Profit

Local 727 Members Help Chicago Parking Meters Earn $500 Million in Profit

| July 1, 2021

With the help of the nearly one hundred Local 727 bargaining unit members who work as Meter Operators, Meter Enforcement Agents, General Meter Maintenance Technicians, and in the Closure Department for operators LAZ Meters, LLC and Lincoln Security, respectively, the parking meter operation in Chicago has been a huge success. Chicago Parking Meters, the private […]

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JOIN THE COALITION IN SUPPORT OF THE ILLINOIS FILM PRODUCTION +

JOIN THE COALITION IN SUPPORT OF THE ILLINOIS FILM PRODUCTION +

| April 29, 2021

Legislation is being considered during current sessions of both the Illinois Senate (SP 2181) and the Illinois House (HB 3251) that will expand the Illinois Film Production Tax Incentive Program. This legislation represents the opportunity for Illinois to continue to attract film and television productions to the State, bringing with them good union jobs, including […]

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Pharmacy Times Article Recognizes Local 727’s Task Force Participation in Fight for Updated Pharmacy Legislation

Pharmacy Times Article Recognizes Local 727’s Task Force Participation in Fight for Updated Pharmacy Legislation

| April 19, 2021

Click here to read the Pharmacy Times’ April 15th article about the history of recent changes to the Illinois Pharmacy Act and the dangers associated with an overworked and overtasked pharmacy staff. The article highlights Local 727’s advocacy for more stringent regulations inside the pharmacies, primarily regarding the lengths of pharmacists shifts. During their tenure on the […]

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