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Union Endorsements for June 28 Illinois Primary Election

Union Endorsements for June 28 Illinois Primary Election

| May 24, 2022

The 2022 Illinois primary elections are upon us and Teamsters Local 727 encourages all its members to get out and vote. These primary elections set the stage for the general […]

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Save the Date for the Teamsters Local 727 Annual Charitable Fund Event

Save the Date for the Teamsters Local 727 Annual Charitable Fund Event

| April 19, 2022

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First Transit DuPage Members Win Grievances to Improve Safety

First Transit DuPage Members Win Grievances to Improve Safety

| March 16, 2022

Paratransit drivers perform the much-needed service of providing reliable and safe transportation to the most vulnerable members of our communities. Throughout the pandemic, these essential workers put themselves and their […]

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March General Membership Meeting Notice

March General Membership Meeting Notice

| March 14, 2022

In an effort to keep all of our 727 members safe the March General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below).           March General […]

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KDP Takes One Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

KDP Takes One Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

| February 25, 2022

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee met with Keurig Dr Pepper (“KDP”) on February 22nd to continue negotiations for a successor contract for the Inside unit. Although it was the […]

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COVERAGE OF COVID-19 AT-HOME DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

COVERAGE OF COVID-19 AT-HOME DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

| February 2, 2022

On January 10, 2022, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance on President Biden’s order concerning over-the-counter (OTC), at-home COVID-19 diagnostic test kits. The DOL guidance states that […]

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KDP INSIDE CBA EXPIRED AT MIDNIGHT, COMPANY WASTES TIME AND MONEY

KDP INSIDE CBA EXPIRED AT MIDNIGHT, COMPANY WASTES TIME AND MONEY

| February 1, 2022

The current Inside Agreement between Keurig Dr Pepper and Teamsters Local 727 expired yesterday, January 31st, at midnight. While the parties had negotiations yesterday, unfortunately, the company took a four-hour […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Remembers Former IBT Political and Legislative Action Director Christy Bailey

Teamsters Local 727 Remembers Former IBT Political and Legislative Action Director Christy Bailey

| June 1, 2022

It is with great sadness that Teamsters Local 727 announces the passing of Christy Bailey at age 52. Christy worked for over 20 years for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters […]

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Sun-Times Reports Revenues Back to “Pre-Pandemic Levels” at Multiple Local 727 Signatory Companies

Sun-Times Reports Revenues Back to “Pre-Pandemic Levels” at Multiple Local 727 Signatory Companies

| May 31, 2022

According to an article in the Chicago Sun-Times, a number of employers and industries including LAZ Meters, the Chicago Skyway, and Parking, all of whom have collective bargaining agreements with Local […]

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Union Endorsements for June 28 Illinois Primary Election

Union Endorsements for June 28 Illinois Primary Election

| May 24, 2022

The 2022 Illinois primary elections are upon us and Teamsters Local 727 encourages all its members to get out and vote. These primary elections set the stage for the general […]

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