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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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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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Teamsters Local 727 Resumes COVID-19 Negotiations with Keurig Dr Pepper

Teamsters Local 727 Resumes COVID-19 Negotiations with Keurig Dr Pepper

| March 18, 2021

Nearly 5 months after their first session, Teamsters Local 727 resumed bargaining with Keurig Dr Pepper over coronavirus policies, practices, and hazard pay. The parties were scheduled to meet in December but negotiations were postponed when the company refused to let a representative for the salesmen unit sit in the negotiations. Finally, on March 16th, […]

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