OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Local 727 Executive Board Elected to New Term

Local 727 Executive Board Elected to New Term

| December 8, 2022

On Sunday, November 6, 2022, the Executive Board of Teamsters Local 727 was elected to a new three-year term by an enthusiastic gathering of the Local 727 membership. The Unity […]

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First Transit Representatives Walk Out of Negotiations on Third Day of Bargaining

First Transit Representatives Walk Out of Negotiations on Third Day of Bargaining

| December 7, 2022

Negotiations ended early today with Company representatives walking out of negotiations after the Union stood up for the Drivers and Dispatchers at First Transit Chicago. After presenting an insulting offer […]

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First Transit Chicago Presents Substandard Wage Proposal and Engages in Regressive Bargaining on Day Two of Negotiations

First Transit Chicago Presents Substandard Wage Proposal and Engages in Regressive Bargaining on Day Two of Negotiations

| December 7, 2022

Representatives of Local 727 and First Transit Chicago met today for the second day of bargaining over a successor collective bargaining agreement. Although Local 727’s bargaining committee had high hopes […]

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Read the Local 727 Fall 2022 Edition Member Newsletter Now!

Read the Local 727 Fall 2022 Edition Member Newsletter Now!

| November 28, 2022

Teamsters Local 727 has had a very busy and successful fall! Catch up on the Union’s recent victories, check out photos of members in action, and read a special message from Secretary-Treasurer […]

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James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

| November 16, 2022

Application process opens: November 30, 2022 Deadline: March 1, 2023 Website: www.jrhmsf.org James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund 4200 Wisconsin Ave., NW Suite 106-289 Washington DC 20016 Nothing in this […]

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<strong>Local 727 Participates in 17th Annual FDSA Tradeshow</strong>

Local 727 Participates in 17th Annual FDSA Tradeshow

| November 7, 2022

On Wednesday November 2nd, Local 727 participated in the 17th annual FDSA Tradeshow held at the White Eagle Events & Convention Center in Niles, IL. Local 727 Union Representatives Ben […]

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Local 727 Celebrates Opening of Teamsters Local 727 Wellness Center

Local 727 Celebrates Opening of Teamsters Local 727 Wellness Center

| November 3, 2022

On October 30th, Local 727 celebrated the grand opening of the Teamsters Local 727 Wellness Center located at 2550 S. Oak Park Ave. in Berwyn, IL. In partnership with Everside […]

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Local 727 Members at Hawthorne Race Course Make Opening Day a Success

Local 727 Members at Hawthorne Race Course Make Opening Day a Success

| October 12, 2022

On Friday, September 23rd, Hawthorne Race Course in Stickney, IL opened its Fall Thoroughbred Horse Racing meet. As always, Teamsters Local 727 members at the Starting Gate and Valets in […]

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Local 727 Members Attend 2022 Women’s Conference in Seattle

Local 727 Members Attend 2022 Women’s Conference in Seattle

| October 5, 2022

Thirteen members of Local 727 attended the 2022 Teamsters Women’s Conference held in Seattle, Washington from September 18th thru the 21st. The conference, which is held annually, brought together more than […]

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Boo at the Zoo Returns to Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo!

Boo at the Zoo Returns to Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo!

| October 4, 2022

Save the Date for Boo! at the Zoo The Boo! at the Zoo returns this October 8-23. Come support the hardworking Teamster members who work at the Brookfield Zoo this […]

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TEAMSTERS LOCAL 727 AND EVERSIDE HEALTH ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF THE 727 WELLNESS CENTER!

TEAMSTERS LOCAL 727 AND EVERSIDE HEALTH ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF THE 727 WELLNESS CENTER!

| September 27, 2022

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Teamsters Local 727 Health & Welfare Fund Now Covers Hearing Aids for Plan Participants

Teamsters Local 727 Health & Welfare Fund Now Covers Hearing Aids for Plan Participants

| August 17, 2022

Thanks to the hard work and diligence of the Trustees of the Health and Welfare Fund participants in the Local 727 Health & Welfare Medical plan and their dependents over […]

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Union Endorsements for June 28 Illinois Primary Election

Union Endorsements for June 28 Illinois Primary Election

| May 24, 2022

The 2022 Illinois primary elections are upon us and Teamsters Local 727 encourages all its members to get out and vote. These primary elections set the stage for the general […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Health & Welfare Fund Now Covers Hearing Aids for Plan Participants

Teamsters Local 727 Health & Welfare Fund Now Covers Hearing Aids for Plan Participants

| May 24, 2022

Thanks to the hard work and diligence of the Trustees of the Health and Welfare Fund participants in the Local 727 Health & Welfare Medical plan and their dependents over […]

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Save the Date for the Teamsters Local 727 Annual Charitable Fund Event

Save the Date for the Teamsters Local 727 Annual Charitable Fund Event

| April 19, 2022

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First Transit DuPage Members Win Grievances to Improve Safety

First Transit DuPage Members Win Grievances to Improve Safety

| March 16, 2022

Paratransit drivers perform the much-needed service of providing reliable and safe transportation to the most vulnerable members of our communities. Throughout the pandemic, these essential workers put themselves and their […]

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March General Membership Meeting Notice

March General Membership Meeting Notice

| March 14, 2022

In an effort to keep all of our 727 members safe the March General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below).           March General […]

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KDP Takes One Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

KDP Takes One Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

| February 25, 2022

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee met with Keurig Dr Pepper (“KDP”) on February 22nd to continue negotiations for a successor contract for the Inside unit. Although it was the […]

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COVERAGE OF COVID-19 AT-HOME DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

COVERAGE OF COVID-19 AT-HOME DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

| February 2, 2022

On January 10, 2022, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance on President Biden’s order concerning over-the-counter (OTC), at-home COVID-19 diagnostic test kits. The DOL guidance states that […]

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KDP INSIDE CBA EXPIRED AT MIDNIGHT, COMPANY WASTES TIME AND MONEY

KDP INSIDE CBA EXPIRED AT MIDNIGHT, COMPANY WASTES TIME AND MONEY

| February 1, 2022

The current Inside Agreement between Keurig Dr Pepper and Teamsters Local 727 expired yesterday, January 31st, at midnight. While the parties had negotiations yesterday, unfortunately, the company took a four-hour […]

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Register for Union’s CE Seminar for Funeral Directors, Embalmers

| December 13, 2022

Registration is now open for Teamsters Local 727’s winter continuing education seminar for funeral directors and embalmers, which will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December […]

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