Chicago Park District Bargaining Committee Elections

Bargaining Committee Elections Process

Your voice matters. Together we will win a strong contract.

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Our current contract with the Chicago Park District will expire on December 31, 2018. We work in many areas in the district as hourly workers and monthly workers. We serve as attendants, in accounts, cashiers. admins, security officers, instructors, rec leaders, foremen, inclusion aides supervisors and more. We are demanding:

  • Fair and liveable wages for all workers
  • A fair promotion process
  • Proper staffing levels
  • Better benefits for hourlies

The first step in assuring we win is by electing our Bargaining Committee. Your participation is crucial if we are to demand versus beg for a fair contract. You will be electing 14 co-workers to represent your union in the contract negotiations with the Chicago Park District. Elections will be held on Thursday, October 4 from 9:30-11:30am and 5:30-7:30pm in the following locations:

Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave.

Shabbona Park, 6935 W. Addison St. 

Homan Square, 3559 W. Arthington St.

Foster Park, 1440 W. 84th St.

Grand Crossing Park, 7655 S. Ingleside Ave.

Local 73 Office, 300 S. Ashland Ave., 4th Fl.

CLICK HERE TO REVIEW THE ELECTION PROCESS

Workers who are nominated for the election to the SEIU Local 73 Chicago Park District bargaining committee must complete the following form.

CLICK TO SEE NOMINATION FORM

CLICK TO SEE ACCEPTANCE OF NOMINATION FORM

Let’s stand together and elect the bargaining team that will lead us to the contract that we deserve. If you have any questions, please contact Science Meles at smeles@seiu73.org or call 312 787 5868.

In solidarity,

Richard Burnette, Labor Foreman, Mckinley Service Yard

Gabriel Gutierrez, Accounts Payable Accountant, Central Office

Becky Kilber, Park Supervisor, Welles

Miriam Fuentes, Aquatic Training Specialist, Burnham Park

Chryl Alli, Playground Supervisor, Bradley Park

Robert Bisbee, Park Supervisor, Homan Square Park

Regis Banks, Attendant, Homan Square Park

Venus Valino, Plaground Supervisor, Wolfe Park

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