Teamsters Local 727

Funeral home directors and drivers picket outside Blake Lamb Funeral Home in Oak Lawn, after the union funeral workers voted to go on strike at 16 Chicago are mortuaries run by Dignity Memorial. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Funeral Home Workers Go On Strike

Workers went on strike this morning against funeral homes that operate under Service Corporation International, which runs funeral homes under the name Dignity Memorial.

WBBM Newsradio–07/02/2013

McCormick Place

Labor Deal At McCormick Place Revives Work Rule Changes

They’re calling it the start of a new era of labor peace, saying that Chicago is now open for trade show business. Two Chicago labor unions today announced they are dropping their court fight and agreeing to new work rules at McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2011

Funeral parlor. (Credit: CBS)

Funeral Home Workers Avoid Strike, Accept 3-Year Contract

Employees at four Chicago area funeral homes have avoided a strike by signing off on a new three-year contract.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Funeral parlor. (Credit: CBS)

Strike Called Off At 4 Local Funeral Homes

Workers at four local funeral homes are expected to go on strike Tuesday morning because of a labor dispute.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011