Friday August 17, 2018
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/08/09
Richard Lopez, once the overpaid $160,000-a-year president of Teamster Local 743, was sentenced to two years of prison on Aug. 27.
BY Stephanie Weiner | Chicago, IL | 9/05/09
As the strike at SK Hand Tool moves into its second week, it is clear it is picking up momentum.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/01/09
The strike by members of Teamster local 743 for health care at SK Hand Tool has attracted national attention.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/27/09
When the owner of SK Hand Tools in Chicago unilaterally cut off health care benefits for his employees, he provoked a strike. As a result, the picket line of striking workers on Tuesday, Aug. 25, was also a health care rally.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/07/09
University of Chicago Hospital workers have come out strong to demand a fair contract from their wealthy employer.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/06/09
On Friday morning, July 31, 30 workers walked the picket line at S-K Hand Tools on Chicago’s southwest side.
BY staff | Gary, IN | 5/17/09
Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living is a social service agency here whose services cover children with developmental disorders as well as adults with chronic mental illness.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/10/09
On March 23, Robert Walston, former Local 743 president, pled guilty to stealing two union elections and attempting to purchase $150,000 of cocaine.
BY staff | University of Chicago | 2/12/09
Sherri Taylor-Kennedy was insulted and angry at her employer. "When I got here I was informed that my position had been eliminated. I had 30 minutes to gather my belongings and be escorted off the premises."
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/08/09
On Jan. 22, another federal indictment was brought against Robert Walston, the former Teamster president who in 2001 and 2004 stole elections in Local 743. This time he is charged with trafficking in cocaine.
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