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Local 127 Election Results

Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Executive Officer - 3 year term

George McGilloway (elected) - 114 votes

Gerald Garner - 48 votes


Trustees - 3 elected - 3 year terms

Timothy Johnson (elected) - 102 votes

Frank Smerlas (elected) - 94 votes

David Hickson (elected) - 109 votes

William Giggi - 73 votes

Michael O'Brien - 75 votes

Teamsters Local 127 Contract update

Brothers and Sisters,
Teamsters Local 127 have been working on a contract that is suitable to be sent to the membership to ratify.  But at this point in time we are not there. We have begun off the record talks which may or may not resolve the many issues still unanswered. we will continue to meet with The DOT and best represent the membership in coming to an agreement. Prior to an agreement all Local127 members will receive all the proposed changes to our current contracts for your review. This will also be posted on the web site, so keep an eye on that for updates.   
Fraternally yours
Michael T. Cullen
Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Executive Officer


Union Notice

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

The regular Union meetings for the fall of 2018 will be held at the Auburn Lodge of Elks, 764 Southbridge Street (Exit 10) Auburn at 5:00 p.m.  The dates are as follows:

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - Nomination Meeting
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

If there is a need to postpone or cancel a meeting due to weather conditions it will be on our website by noon,on the day of the meeting.


Michael T. Cullen
Principal Executive Officer

Transponder Letter

The following letter was set to Maria Rota at MassDOT:

This letter responds to your notice dated June 22,2018 that all Local 127 transponders will be deactivated effective June 29 2018 and that each such member will be required to pay tolls incurred, including those incurred while they are working on behalf of MassDOT. On behalf of Teamsters Local 127, I am putting MassDOT on notice that this unilateral change constitutes bargaining in bad faith and is therefore illegal. In that regard, I request that MassDOT immediately withdraw the notice to deactivate each transponder for all of our members. Further, if after the notices have been withdrawn MassDOT still seeks to deactivate the transponders, Teamsters Local 127 demands to bargain over any and all aspects of this action that constitutes mandatory subjects for collective bargaining in advance of any implementation. I hope to hear from you as soon as possible on this important matter. 
Michael T. Cullen
Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Executive Officer
NOTE: All Local 127 members should keep a log of any tolls paid pending our processing of this case.

Officers of Local 127

Michael T. Cullen Secretary-Treasurer
George E. McGilloway President
Daniel Lawlor Vice-President
David Pierce Recording Secretary
David Hickson Trustee
Frank Smerlas Trustee
Timothy Johnson Trustee
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