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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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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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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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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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COBRA Subsidy Available for Eligible Union Members *Updated

COBRA Subsidy Available for Eligible Union Members *Updated

| April 15, 2021

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law. The Act includes a six-month, federally-financed COBRA subsidy to cover the COBRA premium for eligible individuals from April 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021. During this six-month period, the federal government will pay the full COBRA premium for each eligible individual, and the eligible […]

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