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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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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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Teamsters Local 727 Reaches Resolution with SP Plus over COVID Furloughs

Teamsters Local 727 Reaches Resolution with SP Plus over COVID Furloughs

| May 28, 2021

As you all know, when the COVID-19 Pandemic hit Chicago, hundreds of your Union brothers and sisters who work for SP Plus were furloughed. Upon notice of the furloughs, your Union acted swiftly and immediately filed Unfair Labor Practice Charges and a class action grievance against SP Plus. The class action grievance and ULP charge […]

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Momentous Agreement Achieved Between Teamsters Local 727 and Pepsi Beverages North America

Momentous Agreement Achieved Between Teamsters Local 727 and Pepsi Beverages North America

| May 28, 2021

More than 400 days have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic began and Governor Pritzker ordered all Illinois residents to “shelter-in-place.” While most Illinois residents were able to work from home to protect themselves and their loved ones, over 500 Pepsi frontline, essential Teamster workers (in addition to thousands of other Local 727 members) reported to […]

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