Chicago Sun-Times: Chicago Teamsters Beat Privatization Plan

October 5, 2007: Mayor Daley’s plan to bolster his Olympic dream by guaranteeing labor peace through 2016 is back on track, thanks to a “no-privatization” guarantee.

By a vote of 997 to 134, Teamsters Local 726 voted Thursday night to accept the unprecedented, 10-year deal that locks in prevailing wages for 8,000 members of the building trades.

Click here to read the full story in the Chicago Sun-Times.


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