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Vitalant Shows Their Appreciation to Teamsters Local 727 Members

Vitalant Shows Their Appreciation to Teamsters Local 727 Members

| September 14, 2020

On September 3rd, Teamsters Local 727 signed an agreement with Vitalant that will give all eligible Distribution and Mobile members a monetary bonus on their September 18 paychecks. In a letter to employees, President and CEO Dave Green thanked the hardworking employees for the loyalty that they have shown during 2020 to the work, the donors, […]

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Vitalant Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants Continue to Serve the Community Through the Pandemic

Vitalant Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants Continue to Serve the Community Through the Pandemic

| August 28, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Teamsters Local 727 members who work as Distribution Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants (MUA) at Vitalant in Rosemont have continued to work day-in and day-out, ensuring that the blood donated at one of Vitalant’s twenty Chicagoland donor centers is safely delivered to its next destination.  After a donor generously gives blood, […]

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Vitalant Members Overwhelmingly Ratify CBA with Near Decade-High Wage Raise

| September 13, 2019

On Wednesday, September 11, Teamsters Local 727 members employed as distribution drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants by Vitalant overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement.  Among the top achievements of the Union bargaining committee was the successful negotiation of a successor contract that contains the highest wage increase for Vitalant drivers in nearly a […]

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Local 727 Secures Tentative Agreement with Largest Wage Raise in a Decade for Vitalant Workers

| August 28, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee has successfully secured a tentative agreement on a new three-year Vitalant collective bargaining agreement covering distribution drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants.  In addition to containing significant annual hourly wage raises—the largest wage increases for Vitalant workers in a decade—the tentatively agreed CBA also achieves the bargaining unit’s top goal […]

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Local 727 Informs the Public of Vitalant’s Disrespect for its Workers

Local 727 Informs the Public of Vitalant’s Disrespect for its Workers

| August 8, 2019

Yesterday, Teamsters Local 727 distributed flyers notifying the public of Vitalant’s poor treatment of its hardworking employees.  The Union called on the Des Plaines community to stand with workers and demand Vitalant reach a fair agreement with Local 727 that provides employees with livable wages and adequate health care coverage. “Throughout negotiations, Vitalant has summarily […]

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