Teamsters Local 727
Workers went on strike this morning against funeral homes that operate under Service Corporation International, which runs funeral homes under the name Dignity Memorial.
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.
Employees at four Chicago area funeral homes have avoided a strike by signing off on a new three-year contract.
Workers at four local funeral homes are expected to go on strike Tuesday morning because of a labor dispute.