• Teamsters Local 705

    Teamsters Local 705

    Secretary-Treasurer Juan Campos is proud to welcome you to Teamsters Local 705's website. Local 705 represents 15,000 Teamster Members in and around Chicago, Illinois.
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Upcoming Events

  • 14 Nov
    Stewards Meeting 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    705 Stewards Meeting meets the Wednesday before the General Membership meeting in 705 Auditorium except during summer months or membership votes.

  • 18 Nov
    General Membership Meeting 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    705 Membership Meeting meets the Third Sunday of every month in the 705 Auditorium except as noted during summer months or membership votes.

  • 21 Nov
    Local 705 Retirees Meeting 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    The Retirees meet the Third Wednesday of every month in the lower level of the 300 S Ashland Building except as the group votes. All are Welcome.


Organizing: We Are Winning Elections

Forget what you may have heard about organizing… unions are winning more than half of the elections that were filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in 2014. Companies that want to keep unions out want workers to believe that unions are going out of business. The truth is-- unions are winning elections. Click here to get the facts.


Local 705: Organizing Victories

At Local 705, organizing is about fighting for the future. It's about getting hard-working men and women the pay, retirement benefits, respect, dignity, fair working conditions, healthcare, and place at the bargaining table they deserve. Since July, we've been fighting for these new members:

  • Airgas South Chicago Heights: 8 new members
  • AEI Clerical Workers: 64 new members
  • Defense Logistics  Packing & Labeling: 231 new members
  • Mana Terry Dowd Artists: 25 new members


First Time Contracts Ratified:

  • Village Of Brookfield: First Contract - July 2014  
  • Direct Trucking: First Contract - August 2014
  • Golan Movers - Martch 2014



Negotiating First Time Contracts For:

  • A-1 Trucking
  • Alside  Siding & Roofing
  • CR England
  • Town Of Cicero



Negotiatin' Like It's 1999

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