OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

MV Division 135 Bends to Demands of Members: Contract Ratified by Group

| July 13, 2021

On July 11th, MV Transportation Division 135 drivers, dispatchers, schedulers, payroll clerks, mechanics, and utility workers voted overwhelmingly to ratify a successor agreement. This ratification followed a brave act of solidarity in which the group voted to authorize a strike – primarily over the issue of mandatory overtime – which sent a message loud and clear […]

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MV Division 135 Bends to Demands of Members: July 2nd Strike Postponed

| July 1, 2021

On Sunday, June 27th, MV Transportation Division 135 drivers, dispatchers, schedulers, payroll clerks, mechanics, and utility workers, all members of Teamsters Local 727, voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against their employer, MV Transportation.  This brave act of solidarity definitely sent a message loud and clear to the Company, who responded within days with an […]

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May General Membership Meeting Notice

May General Membership Meeting Notice

| May 10, 2021

In a continuing  effort to keep all of our 727 members safe the May General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below).               May General Membership Meeting Details                                  Date: May 23, […]

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Arlington Park Race Track’s Final Lap

Arlington Park Race Track’s Final Lap

| May 7, 2021

On Friday, April 30th, Teamsters Local 727 members returned to work at Arlington Park Race Track to start the 68-day meet which many expect to be the last live racing meet in the Park’s 94-year history. Originally opened in 1927, this Midwestern mecca has hosted celebrated racehorses Secretariat and Cigar, as well as famous jockeys […]

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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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