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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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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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