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Chicago Zoological Society Continues to Undervalue its Workforce in the Wake of a Potential Unfair Labor Practice Strike Authorization Vote

Chicago Zoological Society Continues to Undervalue its Workforce in the Wake of a Potential Unfair Labor Practice Strike Authorization Vote

| June 6, 2022

For the last two years, approximately 175 animal care specialists, groundkeepers, technicians, painters, craftworkers, welders, custodians, patrol officers, and mechanics represented by Teamsters Local 727 working at the Brookfield Zoo […]

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Chicago Zoological Society’s Economic Offer Is a Slap in the Face Felt by All Employees

Chicago Zoological Society’s Economic Offer Is a Slap in the Face Felt by All Employees

| May 9, 2022

The Union bargaining committee arrived at the Zoo at 9am on Friday, May 6th in the hopes of receiving a long overdue and meaningful response to the Union’s economic proposals. […]

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Chicago Sun-Times Highlights Longtime Union Funeral Home Matriarch

| August 26, 2021

The Chicago Sun-Times recently published an article on its website announcing the unfortunate passing of Margaret “Peggy” Cooney. Peggy helped operate Cooney Funeral Home, a longtime 727 represented funeral home.

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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 […]

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