Archive for January, 2018

Union Pushes Back Against GLCCD and Prepares to Fight in 13 Upcoming Arbitrations

Union Pushes Back Against GLCCD and Prepares to Fight in 13 Upcoming Arbitrations

| January 29, 2018

Currently, Teamsters Local 727 has 13 arbitrations pending against Great Lakes Coca Cola Distribution. Many of the arbitration cases are over unjust discipline and in at least one of the cases, GLCCD failed to provide a written warning to the employee within 10 working days following the Company’s knowledge of the alleged employee violation. When […]

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James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

| January 16, 2018

The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for scholarship awards for the 2018 college freshman class in two categories. This year, the Fund decided to have International Scholarship and Tuition Service (ISTS) administer the academic and vocational program awards for the Fund. ISTS is an experienced administrator for college scholarship funds […]

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Regional NLRB Finds Merit with Union’s Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against CDT

| January 16, 2018

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board has found merit with Teamsters Local 727’s unfair labor practice charge against Cook-DuPage Transportation. The ULP charge stems from the Company’s refusal to provide information to the Union. CDT is required to post a notice to employees in the driver and dispatcher break rooms for 60 days, […]

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Union Settles Grievance, Removes Discipline and Restores Pay for CDT Part-Time Customer Service Reps

Union Settles Grievance, Removes Discipline and Restores Pay for CDT Part-Time Customer Service Reps

| January 12, 2018

Cook-DuPage Transportation did not give sick/personal days for part-time customer service employees in violation of the collective bargaining agreement. As a result of CDT’s contract violation, members were unjustly disciplined for absences and not paid for absences up to five days during 2017. Local 727 immediately contested CDT’s actions, filed a grievance, and is happy […]

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Scholarships available through the Chicago Federation of Labor

Scholarships available through the Chicago Federation of Labor

| January 11, 2018

William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Each year, the Chicago Federation of Labor awards 10 scholarships to high school seniors, valued at $2,000 each. The funds may be used at any accredited college or university in the United States. Completed applications must be received by the CFL by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. The […]

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