Local 727 Member Rashonda Hudson’s Positivity at Lightfoot Inauguration Shines on Tribune Cover, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Congratulates Mayor Lightfoot

| May 21, 2019

Longtime Teamsters Local 727 member Rashonda Hudson was featured on the cover of this morning’s Chicago Tribune after attending Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s inauguration yesterday.

Hudson was quoted as saying, “I want it to be known that [Lori Lightfoot] supports the labor movement and the women out here working to support our families… She will make Chicago see itself as one big community, all together.”

Local 727 Member Rashonda Hudson’s positive opinion of the new Mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, featured on the cover of the May 21, 2019 Chicago Tribune.

Read the Chicago Tribune’s full story by clicking here.

“Congratulations to Mayor Lightfoot on her historic inauguration!” said John Coli, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of Local 727.  “As Sister Hudson so aptly stated, Local 727 is proud to stand by Mayor Lightfoot—a staunch supporter of the labor movement and the hardworking men and women of Chicago.  We look forward to working with Mayor Lightfoot to ensure Chicago works for the working class.”

Teamsters Local 727 endorsed Lori Lightfoot for Mayor of Chicago citing her extensive experience as a public servant, outspokenness against overburdening working families, and commitment to defending civil liberties as indicators of a strong and fair future mayor.

Nothing in this article should be read as the union’s waiver of any legal argument, position or additional grievance, or as a waiver of any rights, arguments, or defenses under any contract, collective bargaining agreement, or applicable law.  The union does not forfeit its right to make any and all supplemental arguments.


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