Archive for December, 2017

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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