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Jul 19, 2016, 13:37 ET Teamsters: Security And Fire Safety Officer Understaffing Could Lead To Labor Dispute At Navy Pier

Unfair labor practices coupled with concerns over understaffing and job security for 160 fire safety and security officers could lead to a labor...


May 25, 2016, 12:03 ET Teamsters, CVS Pharmacists Fighting To Ensure 'Safety And Sanctity Of Pharmacy Profession'

 Since Teamsters Local 727 representatives began informing the public of the safety risks associated with CVS management's mistreatment of...


May 10, 2016, 11:06 ET Teamsters: CVS Is Unfair To Labor, Unfair To Pharmacists

CVS pharmacists and Teamsters Local 727 representatives took action Tuesday, May 10, by passing out handbills outside Chicago-area pharmacies to...


Apr 21, 2016, 20:43 ET Teamsters, Brookfield Zoo Management Reach Tentative Agreement, Preserve Workers' Health Care

 The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and Chicago Zoological Society (CZS) management on April 21 reached a tentative agreement on a...


Apr 18, 2016, 20:13 ET Teamsters: Union, Brookfield Zoo Management Agree To Meet Again April 21

 The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and Chicago Zoological Society management have agreed to meet again Thursday, April 21, in an...


Apr 14, 2016, 15:28 ET Chicago Zoological Society's Unreasonable Demands Pushing Brookfield Zoo Employees To Brink

Chicago Zoological Society management is demanding that its Brookfield Zoo employees pay for all $6.5 million of their health care increases over...


Jan 10, 2016, 16:25 ET Local 727 Members Overwhelmingly Ratify Coca-Cola Refreshments Contract

 Teamsters Local 727 members voted by a 17-to-1 margin on Sunday, Jan. 10, to overwhelmingly ratify a new three-year contract with Coca-Cola...


Dec 29, 2015, 21:48 ET Strike Ends As Chicago Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement With Coca-Cola

 Teamsters Local 727 ended its unfair labor practice strike against Coca-Cola Refreshments late on Tuesday, Dec. 29, after reaching tentative...


Dec 02, 2015, 18:08 ET Chicago Teamsters Strike Coca-Cola Refreshments Over Unfair Labor Practices

More than 300 Teamsters Local 727 members are initiating an unfair labor practice strike against Coca-Cola Refreshments at 5 a.m., Thursday, Dec....


Dec 02, 2015, 18:08 ET Chicago Teamsters Strike Coca-Cola Refreshments Over Unfair Labor Practices

More than 300 Teamsters Local 727 members are initiating an unfair labor practice strike against Coca-Cola Refreshments at 5 a.m., Thursday, Dec....


Dec 02, 2015, 15:26 ET Teamsters International Approves Strike Benefits For Chicago Coca-Cola Workers

The General Executive Board of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters today approved strike assistance benefits for more than 300 Chicago-area...


Dec 02, 2015, 15:26 ET Teamsters International Approves Strike Benefits For Chicago Coca-Cola Workers

The General Executive Board of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters today approved strike assistance benefits for more than 300 Chicago-area...


Nov 30, 2015, 15:49 ET Teamsters At Coca-Cola Refreshments Authorize Unfair Labor Practice Strike

More than 225 Coca-Cola Refreshments workers represented by Teamsters Local 727 voted Sun., Nov. 29, to authorize an unfair labor practice strike...


Nov 24, 2015, 15:26 ET Teamsters Local 727 Files Unfair Labor Practices Against Coca-Cola Refreshments

Teamsters Local 727 filed numerous unfair labor practice charges today against Coca-Cola Refreshments, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), that...


Sep 03, 2015, 09:51 ET Teamster Skyway Toll Collectors Stand Together To Secure New Contract

Chicago Skyway toll collectors stood together to secure a new three-year contract that gives them a living wage and critical new job...


May 26, 2015, 11:46 ET Retired SCI Funeral Directors, Local 727 Reps Stand Up for Workers at Shareholders Meeting

Longtime employees and Teamsters Local 727 representatives on May 13 called out funeral industry giant Service Corporation International's poor...