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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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Independence Day Brings a New Contract to Hyatt Place Shuttle Drivers

Independence Day Brings a New Contract to Hyatt Place Shuttle Drivers

| July 9, 2021

After nearly a year of negotiations, Hyatt Place Chicago O’Hare shuttle drivers have something to celebrate. As a reminder, this employer heartlessly furloughed all drivers shortly after they were informed of their employee’s democratic and free choice to be represented by the Union. Hyatt Place was ordered to backpay drivers and reinstate them. A copy […]

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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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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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Local 727 Hosts Spring Funeral Industry CE

Local 727 Hosts Spring Funeral Industry CE

| June 21, 2021

On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, Teamsters Local 727 hosted the Spring continuing education seminar for Local 727 Funeral Directors and Embalmers. Due to the pandemic, this was the second time the CE seminar was hosted virtually via Zoom. Although the virtual CEs have been a success, we are hopeful that we will be able to […]

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