OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Local 727 Recovers $40,000 in Owed Wages for Teamster Movie Drivers

| February 15, 2019

Nearly thirty bargaining unit employees represented by Teamsters Local 727 will receive a combined total of $40,000 in backpay as a result of the Union’s successful settlement of a grievance against Beats Financing and Distribution, LLC. The grievance was originally filed last summer when the Union was informed that the Company, had increased the budget […]

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Members Updated on Local 727’s First Wins of 2019 at January Membership Meeting

Members Updated on Local 727’s First Wins of 2019 at January Membership Meeting

| February 6, 2019

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. updated Teamsters Local 727 members on the recent successes of the Union during the first General Membership Meeting of the new year on January 27, 2019. The membership was informed of the past month’s Union victories, including the Cook County Board of Commissioners’ repeal of an unjust tax-break for parking aggregator […]

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Union to Hold Contract Demands Meetings for GLCCD Members

| January 29, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 is gearing up for negotiations with Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc.  Next month, the Union bargaining committee will sit down and commence negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement covering all GLCCD Inside and Outside employees, as well as GLCCD employees previously covered by the Coca-Cola Refreshments, USA Inc. contract. In order […]

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Local 727 Gears Up for Negotiations with Dr Pepper

| January 29, 2019

In just a few short weeks, Teamsters Local 727 will return to the negotiating table and begin bargaining once again with the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, Inc.  The parties will meet to negotiate a successor collective bargaining agreement for all Inside Dr Pepper workers, including production, maintenance, warehouse, and vending […]

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New ULP Charges Filed against Dr Pepper for Bad Faith Bargaining and Retaliation

| January 29, 2019

Bargaining between Teamsters Local 727 and the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, has been ongoing since the Company first proposed the installation of 14 new security cameras at its Northlake facility last fall. When Dr Pepper arrived for the parties’ first bargaining session on September 28, 2018, management was both unprepared […]

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