Archive for December, 2017

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

| December 24, 2017

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CVS Shows No Movement During Latest Mediation Session

| December 20, 2017

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and CVS management held another mediation session for a new collective bargaining agreement on December 13, 2017. CVS yet again made no movement from its September 2016 proposal, which, among other things, would grant CVS the right to eliminate PICS from the bargaining unit. “Local 727 considered the federal […]

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Region 13 Finds Merit with Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against River North Parking

| December 19, 2017

Recently, Teamsters Local 727 filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board against River North Parking, Inc. stemming from its refusal to provide information to the Union. Region 13 of the NLRB found merit with the charges Local 727 filed contesting River North Parking’s refusal to provide information. The information the Company […]

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Local 727 Hosts Strike Anniversary Member Parties at Alsip, Niles Great Lakes Coca-Cola

Local 727 Hosts Strike Anniversary Member Parties at Alsip, Niles Great Lakes Coca-Cola

| December 11, 2017

On Tuesday, December 5, Teamsters Local 727 hosted member parties at Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution facilities in Alsip and Niles to mark the two-year strike anniversary. The arduous 28-day unfair labor practice strike in 2015 resulted in the ratification of a three-year contract covering more than 300 Coca-Cola Refreshments (now GLCCD) workers. The collective bargaining […]

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Local 727 Celebrates End of Cook County Soda Tax

Local 727 Celebrates End of Cook County Soda Tax

| December 1, 2017

November 30, 2017, marks a special day for beverage industry workers throughout the Chicago area. It was the last day of the Cook County Beverage Tax Ordinance, the onerous tax that threatened hundreds if not thousands of good paying union jobs. “We all have a real reason to celebrate as the carelessly implemented beverage tax […]

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