Union’s Investigation into “4 and Go” and Removals from Service Reveals Contract Violations by the Employer

| October 20, 2017

Recently, Teamsters Local 727 members notified the Union that National Express d/b/a Cook DuPage Transportation (CDT) was not assigning “4 and Go’s” pursuant to the contract. Immediately after receiving this information from the members, Local 727 began an investigation and sent an information request to the Company. In response to the Union’s information request, Local […]

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The Strength and Persistence of Local 727 Results in Creation of a Bypass to Osco’s Biometric System

| October 19, 2017

Earlier this year, Teamsters Local 727 filed a grievance against Osco for violating the collective bargaining agreement by its unilateral implementation of a biometric system which prevented pharmacists from taking uninterrupted breaks. Osco and Local 727 were unable to resolve the issue during the grievance process. The Union then submitted the grievance to arbitration. In […]

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Union Continues to Fight Terminations by Filing New Grievances Against GLCCD

| October 17, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 has filed new grievances against Great Lakes Coca Cola Distribution for the Company’s unjust terminations and alleged violation of the Family Medical Leave Act. In addition to filing grievances for each termination, the Union also filed a grievance on behalf of all members over GLCCD’s unjust attendance policy and its application for […]

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Union Welcomes 22 New Members from Non-Union GLCCD Locations

| October 16, 2017

Twenty-two employees of Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution have recently become members of Teamsters Local 727. They were relocated from non-union GLCCD facilities in Portage, IN and Kankakee, IL to a Local 727-represented facility in Alsip, IL. Their bargaining unit positions include drivers, merchandisers, OFS, relief, bulk and full-service. Local 727 represents GLCCD employees at two Alsip […]

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Ready to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer?

| October 7, 2017

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is only a few days away! Our Teamsters Local 727 Team will be meeting at 8am next Saturday, October 14th, in front of the Park Ridge City Hall (address below).  Once we have our team gathered, we will head across the street to Hodges Park where the Opening […]

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