(Melrose Park, Ill.) – All votes have been accounted for. With a total of 27 employees in the bargaining unit, the drivers in the employ of Lipari Foods have voted 18-7 in favor of Union Representation from the Teamsters on Friday, September 21, 2018.

“The Lipari Food employees have made their voices heard,” asserted Terrence J. Hancock, President of Joint Council 25. “The employees have many concerns surrounding their wages and unsafe working conditions and they are confident that Local 703 will take every step necessary to ensure that their concerns are addressed and rectified.”

Local 703 and the Lipari Food employees are one step closer to negotiating favorable and equitable contract terms through the collective bargaining process.

Teamsters Local 703 is an affiliate of Teamsters Joint Council 25, America’s premier labor union for Chicago, Illinois and northwest Indiana.