Senator Durbin & State Senator Cullerton Tour Local 701 Training Center

Recently Local 701 was honored to host U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Illinois State Senator Tom Cullerton of Illinois’ 23rd District for a tour of Local 701’s Apprenticeship Training Center in Carol Stream, IL.  Local 701’s Directing Business Representative Sam Cicinelli extended the invitation to Senator Durbin and Illinois Senator Cullerton  in the hopes […]

Roesch Ford Strike Has Ended

The strike at Roesch Ford ended Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The Local 701 mechanics working at Roesch Ford in Bensenville, Illinois walked out on strike on Thursday, November 10, 2016 when the employees voted not to accept the owners offer of a “fourteen month extension contract” providing the same terms as the contract which expired […]

DOT Regulation Update

Local 701 is informing you today as a follow up to one of our monthly Membership Union Meeting discussions. It was discussed at the monthly Union Meeting there have been important changes to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (F.M.C.S.A.) guidelines regarding the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) Physicals and the direct effects these changes can […]

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