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Sep 12, 2019, 13:50 ET Teamsters: Company Makes Little Movement After CPS & Loyola Shuttle Workers Vote To Initiate Unfair Labor Practice Strikes

Two bargaining units of transit workers represented by Teamsters Local 727 voted to authorize initiating unfair labor practice (ULP) strikes against...


Aug 29, 2019, 09:00 ET Teamsters Local 727 CPS Paratransit & Loyola University Shuttle Drivers & Aides Set To Vote On Initiating ULP Strikes

While students busily prepare for the first day of a new school year, the Chicagoland transit workers they depend upon are busy preparing for...


May 23, 2019, 13:48 ET Teamsters: Pritzker's Parking Tax Will Do Real Harm To Illinois Business Climate

The "Rebuild Illinois" capital plan recently released by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed a 6% tax on daily and hourly garage parking, as...


Nov 08, 2018, 11:20 ET Teamsters: Cook DuPage Transportation's Last Minute Refusal To Meet Industry Standards Offends Chicago Paratransit Workers

Cook DuPage Transportation Co., Inc. (CDT), a subsidiary of National Express (LSE: NEX), not only continues to drag its feet during negotiations for...


Oct 30, 2018, 14:07 ET Teamsters: Rollex Corp. Acts In Bad Faith, Disrespects Local 727 Members By Storming Out Of Negotiations

Teamsters Local 727 maintained its demand for fair wages and the respectful treatment of its members as the union bargaining committee and the metal...


Oct 22, 2018, 10:49 ET Teamsters Local 727 Letters To Executives Get Aetna Response, No Word From CVS

Only days after Teamsters Local 727 mailed letters to top executives of Aetna Inc., an Aetna representative informed the union that the company had...


Oct 11, 2018, 17:22 ET Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee Outraged By CVS's Claims That Negotiations Aren't 'Personal'

CVS (NYSE: CVS) sparked outrage during negotiations with Teamsters Local 727 on Wednesday when the Company's lead negotiator claimed that CVS's...


Sep 26, 2018, 12:27 ET Disrespectful, Dismissive, Delays: CVS's Bad Faith Bargaining With Teamsters Continues

Teamsters Local 727 and CVS (NYSE: CVS) resumed negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement Sept. 21 for the first time since Local 727...


Sep 24, 2018, 12:33 ET Teamster Paratransit Workers Authorize ULP Strike Against MV Transportation

More than 150 paratransit drivers, dispatchers, schedulers and reservationists represented by Teamsters Local 727 are prepared to initiate an unfair...


Sep 07, 2018, 15:58 ET Teamsters Local 727 File New Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against CVS

Today, Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge against CVS (NYSE: CVS) as a result of the company's bad faith bargaining after...


Jul 31, 2018, 15:22 ET Teamsters, Citing CVS Abuses, Demand Return Of Face-To-Face Negotiations

Teamsters Local 727 has demanded a return to face-to-face negotiations with CVS (NYSE: CVS) following nearly two years of company negotiators...


Jun 27, 2018, 04:16 ET Dr Pepper Employee Allegedly Targets Teamster Members

Early this morning, a group of Teamsters Local 727 members were followed by a Dr Pepper security guard as they engaged in lawful ambulatory picketing....


Jun 21, 2018, 11:02 ET Teamsters: Driver Hired By Dr Pepper Hits ULP Striking Teamsters Local 727 Member

A Teamsters Local 727 member currently engaged in an unfair labor practice strike against the American Bottling Company was taken away by ambulance...


Jun 18, 2018, 01:50 ET Teamsters: Desperate To Prevent Employees From Exercising Free Speech, American Bottling Resorts To Harassment

The American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) which is set to merge with Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. in...


Jun 08, 2018, 09:45 ET Dr Pepper's Last, Best And Final Offer To Teamsters Goes Down In Flames

After more than two weeks on the unfair labor practice strike line, Teamsters Local 727-represented drivers employed by the American Bottling...


Jun 04, 2018, 10:14 ET Teamsters Inform Keurig Of Unlawful Behavior Of American Bottling Company

Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727 John Coli Jr., today wrote and mailed letters to top executives of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. which...


May 29, 2018, 10:19 ET Teamsters Local 727 Prepares to Fight Legal Battle Against the American Bottling Company, a Subsidiary of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc.

During the early hours of the morning on May 22, more than 150 delivery drivers employed by the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr. Pepper ...


May 23, 2018, 02:05 ET Teamster Power Amps Up During Unfair Labor Practice Strike

Following an incredibly successful start to the unfair labor practice strike, Teamsters Local 727 delivery drivers employed by The American Bottling...


May 21, 2018, 01:56 ET Chicago Teamsters Strike Against American Bottling Co. To Begin Tomorrow

Teamsters Local 727 is ready to begin an unfair labor practice strike against the American Bottling Company tomorrow at 3:00 a.m. in advance of one...


May 17, 2018, 02:20 ET Chicago Teamsters To Initiate Strike Against The American Bottling Company Over Unfair Labor Practices Next Week

Approximately 150 delivery drivers employed by The American Bottling Company will initiate an Unfair Labor Practice strike on Tuesday, May 22, 2018...


Mar 28, 2018, 04:00 ET Union Achieves Huge Victory in Long Fight for National Express dba CDT D-Van Drivers

After over a year of fighting the new owners of Cook-DuPage Transportation, National Express, Teamsters Local 727 finally achieved a much-deserved...


Oct 11, 2017, 15:34 ET Local 727 Applauds Repeal of Job-Killing Beverage Tax

Teamsters Local 727 applauds the repeal of the Cook County Beverage Tax Ordinance today by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. The repeal, which...


Sep 25, 2017, 12:21 ET Teamsters Local 727 And First Transit DuPage Ratify New Contract

First Transit DuPage Pace drivers voted to ratify a new contract. The new three-year agreement represents the richest contract ever achieved for the...


May 17, 2017, 16:31 ET Unfair Labor Practice Strike Thursday By Security, Fire and Safety Officers at Navy Pier

Nearly 50 security, fire and safety officers who serve and protect Chicago residents and tourists at Navy Pier will initiate an unfair labor practice ...


May 11, 2017, 15:46 ET Teamsters Local 727 Files Labor Board Charge Against Navy Pier, Inc.

Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge today with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against Navy Pier, Inc., the...