OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Unprepared GES Cancels Meeting Minutes Before Negotiations are Set to Resume

| November 28, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and Global Exposition Services were set to resume negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement covering employees working in the G.E.S. warehouse on Thursday, November 15th at the Local 727 office. While the date and location were agreed upon by both parties two weeks in advance, Local 727 received a call a […]

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Local 727 Files Grievance Over GLCCD’s Attempted Unilateral Change of FMLA Policy

| November 21, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 recently filed yet another grievance against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, when it learned of the Company’s attempt to unilaterally change its FMLA policy. Several members informed the Union that they had been called in individually to meet with management.  GLCCD then presented members with a new “intake form” and proceeded to detail […]

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Union and Freeman Make Significant Progress on Warehouse Contract Negotiations

| November 20, 2018

On November 13th, Teamsters Local 727 and Freeman Decorating Company made significant progress towards reaching an agreement for a new contract covering employees in Freeman’s warehouse.  Upon reconvening negotiations this past week, the parties successfully reached tentative agreements on several non-economic issues including paid time off and seniority. Local 727 and Freeman have reached a […]

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Local 727 and CDT Reach Tentative Agreement on One-Year Contract

| November 15, 2018

Union Bargaining Committee Recommends You Vote “For Contract” After a full day of tough negotiations on Tuesday, November 13th, the Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and Cook DuPage Transportation, a subsidiary of National Express, have reached a tentative agreement on a new one-year collective bargaining agreement. “While this negotiation process was long, the Union bargaining […]

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Local 727 Stands in Solidarity with Local 175 Members as they Initiate a One-Day ULP Strike Against Coca-Cola

| November 13, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 is proud to stand in solidarity with our fellow Teamster Brothers and Sisters of Local 175. According to a recent statement released by Teamsters Local 175 Secretary-Treasurer Ralph Winter, approximately 28 members of Local 175 initiated a one-day Unfair Labor Practice strike in Bluefield, West Virginia on Wednesday, November 7th to protest […]

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