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For over 70 years, Local 743 has played a pivotal role in the IBT organization.
Once called the "progressive union," Local 743 has been at the forefront of the battle for workers' rights and civil rights in Chicago and Illinois.
Local 743 is home to 10,000 hardworking men and women serving health care, mail order, technical and warehouse employees. Local 743 believes that workers are the union. We are committed to putting members first and empowering men and women with the tools to help enrich their lives and their families.
Teamsters Local 743 is an affiliate of Teamsters Joint Council 25, which represents more than 125,000 hardworking men and women throughout Illinois and northwest Indiana.
The date of the May Monthly Membership Meeting has been changed to the second Monday in May:
Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Teamsters Local 743 Union Hall
4620 South Tripp, Chicago, IL
Download: Membership Meeting Bulletin.pdf
The deadline for the Teamsters Local 743, 2019 Presidents Scholarship is April 26, 2019. Current graduating high school seniors that parents or legal guardians are Local 743 members in goods standing are eligible to apply. To view the guidelines, qualifications or to apply, click the link below.
For more information call the local 743 offices at 773-254-7460
Download: 2019 Presidents scholarship appl.pdf
The February Monthly General Membership Meeting will be held on February 4, 2019 at the local 743 union hall. Officer Gregory Moore from the Cook County Health and Hospitals Systems will be conducting an active shooter presentation.
Unfortunately in today’s world, active shooter preparation is becoming an essential emergency response practice for organizations of all shapes and sizes. In light of the tragedy that happened at Mercy Hospital this past November, local 743 and President Simmons wants to prepare our members with the tools that could possibly saved their lives if the unexpected were to happen.
The meeting will start promptly at 6:00 pm and presentation will begin at 6:30 pm.
Union stewards are strongly encouraged to attend. The meeting will be credited towards the stewards ground rules and requirements that were updated on 12/12/18.
Thank you for serving as a Union leader at your worksite.
Please be advised that the ground rules and requirements for Local 743 union stewards implemented by the Executive Board in 2012 have been updated.
In order to monitor steward participation and implement consequences for stewards who do not comply with their obligations, the Local 743 Executive Board passed a motion on 12/21/18 to review steward participation on a quarterly basis to determine if the stewards are in compliance with attendance at membership meetings and trainings in order to receive their quarterly stewards reinbusement checks.
Also attached is the union steward job description.
Download: L743 stewards min qualifications_2019.pdf
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