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    Default Unfair Labor Practice Charges Filed Against Funeral Giant SCI

    (Chicago, IL) – Teamsters Local 727, which represents funeral directors and drivers at Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), filed unfair labor practice charges against the company today.

    On or about June 24 and 25, in violation of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), SCI engaged in bad faith bargaining with the union by making unlawful omissions and misrepresentations in memos issued to its employees and negotiators. Additionally, SCI issued memos that contained implied threats to interfere with employees’ current benefits in violation of section 8(a)(1) of the NLRA.
    Unfair Labor Practice Charges Filed Against Funeral Giant SCI | International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

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    Religious Leaders Pledge Support In Face Of Possible Funeral Labor Dispute

    (Chicago, Ill.) — Religious leaders throughout the Chicago area have pledged their support for funeral directors and drivers whose employer, Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), is forcing to the brink of a labor dispute.
    Religious Leaders Pledge Support In Face Of Possible Funeral Labor Dispute | International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

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    SCI Funeral Directors Vote to Strike

    (Chicago, IL) – Funeral directors and drivers represented by Teamsters Local 727 overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike against Houston-based funeral giant Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) this evening. The strike is set to begin the morning of Tuesday, July 2, 2013.
    SCI Funeral Directors Vote to Strike | International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

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    Funeral Industry Giant SCI Locks Out Chicago Funeral Directors

    (Chicago, IL) – Funeral industry giant Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) has locked out 59 Chicago-area funeral directors and drivers represented by Teamsters Local 727, despite an unconditional offer from the union to return to work.
    Funeral Industry Giant SCI Locks Out Chicago Funeral Directors | International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

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    Default Teamsters Local 727 Defends Funeral Workers at SCI Shareholders Meeting

    (HOUSTON) - Teamsters Local 727 President John Coli Jr. on May 14 publicly denounced funeral giant Service Corporation International at its annual shareholders meeting in Houston for the company’s mistreatment of Chicago-area workers.

    SCI (NYSE: SCI) locked out 59 funeral directors and drivers from August 2013 to January of this year at 16 corporate-owned funeral homes. Speaking on behalf of Local 727 members, Coli criticized SCI’s financial mismanagement in the Chicago market and challenged the corporation to treat its workforce with the respect its Dignity Memorial brand name suggests.
    Teamsters Local 727 Defends Funeral Workers at SCI Shareholders Meeting | Teamsters

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    Default Funeral Giant SCI Continues Mistreatment Of Chicago-Area Workers

    Local 727 representatives had nine meetings with the company in May and June to negotiate a new contract for 26 funeral directors and drivers at four Alderwoods funeral homes, which SCI owns and operates. The current three-year contract expired June 30.

    “The union has tried to work with management to negotiate and reach a fair agreement, but obviously, SCI has no interest in being fair or reasonable,” said John Coli Jr., President of Local 727. “This corporate bully only wants to exert complete unilateral control over its employees and refuses to treat them with the dignity and respect they deserve.”
    Funeral Giant SCI Continues Mistreatment Of Chicago-Area Workers | Teamsters

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    Funeral Giant SCI Accepts Union's Offer to Enter Federal Mediation
    CHICAGO — Funeral industry giant Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) has accepted Teamsters Local 727’s offer to enter federal mediation as the union attempts to reach an agreement on a new contract for Chicago-area funeral workers.

    “The union is making every effort to avoid a labor dispute, which ultimately would affect the communities and families our funeral members have dedicated their lives to serving,” John Coli Jr., President of Teamsters Local 727.

    Mediation is scheduled to begin Oct. 29 at Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services in Hinsdale, Ill.
    Funeral Giant SCI Accepts Union's Offer to Enter Federal Mediation | Teamsters

 

 

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