Local 705 Latest News

Boxing Night 2019


March 29, 2019 

Teamsters City

328 S. Marshfield 

Chicago, Illinois 60612


American Compressed Gas Ratifies First Contract


February 28, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS! Our members at American Compressed Gas just ratified their 1st UNION CONTRACT! 

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8th Annual Stephen E. Pocztowski Memorial Scholarship Fund TEXAS HOLDEM' TOURNAMENT


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New Local 705 Fund Office Website


Teamsters Local 705 Funds recently launched a new secured user-friendly website.  Health Fund participants can check benefit statements and Pension Fund participants can utilize the new Retirement Calculator.

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James P. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund


The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund awards scholarships annually to outstanding high school seniors. All applicants must comply with the following eligibility and application criteria.

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Local 705 Outmaneuvers Hoffa, wins Improvements


November 17, 2018

Negotiations ended with a tentative five-year agreement, November 16, for the.....

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Chicago Teamsters to Resume Negotiations with UPS


November 11, 2018

Local 705 Freight drivers vote down proposed contract

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Executive Board and Business Agents Take Oath of Office


Executive Board

 Juan Campos    

Secretary Treasurer, Executive Board

Kenneth J. Emanuelson    

President, Executive Board

Gregory R. Foster    Vice-President, Executive Board

Joseph M. Bakes    Recording Secretary, Executive Board

Santos M. Marinez    Trustee, Executive Board

Kimberly Obney    Trustee, Executive Board

Scott W. Rein    Trustee, Executive Board

Elected Business Agents

Carol Martin- Elected Business Agent

Richard Rohe- Elected Business Agent

Eddie Vallejo- Elected Business Agent

Michael Jordan- Elected Business Agent


705 Members Volunteer at DePaul University's Regina V. Polk Labor Education Role Play

The Depaul University Labor Education Center and Teamsters Local 705 demonstrate the importance of educating our future about todays Unions. Teaching today's students in labor history, collective bargaining, and how to organize labor is critical to achieving economic justice and preparing our future for the workforce.