Teamsters Local 777 members with Latino Express show their solidarity in a long struggle for a union contract.
Chicago School Bus Workers with Latino Express Win Union Contract
06.23.16 — School bus drivers represented by Teamsters Local 777 in Lyons, Ill., have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a first contract agreement at Latino Express, a subcontractor for Chicago Public Schools. The new contract marks a major victory for the 100-worker unit after more than six years of anti-union opposition by the company. Latino Express drivers voted overwhelmingly in favor of Teamster representation in April 2011, following months of election delays initiated by the company. Despite the hard-fought organizing campaign, drivers continued to face opposition as the company attempted to deny the workers of union recognition and delay the bargaining process. In May 2014, the NLRB ruled in favor of Local 777’s labor practice charges against the company and ordered Latino Express to bargain in good faith with the Teamsters.


Teamsters, Brookfield Zoo Reach Tentative Deal, Keep Insurance
03.31.16 — Tentative Agreement Protects 300 Area Workers
Local 727 and Chicago Zoological Society management reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract, which preserves health care benefits for nearly 300 workers at Brookfield Zoo.
Women's Committee Celebrates Scholarship Winners at 2016 Gala
03.31.16 — Event Proceeds Help Adult Continuing Education
The Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee recently recognized its 2016 scholarship recipients during a night of celebration at the Fourth Annual Gala Dinner Dance.
Teamsters Win Reinstatement for Three Dr. Pepper Snapple Workers
03.30.16 — Company Violated Members' Weingarten Rights
Dr. Pepper Snapple workers represented by Local 727 have been reinstated after the company wrongfully denied their rights.


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