Archive for February, 2018

GLCCD Stoops to New Low, Forces Union to File Unfair Labor Practice Charge

GLCCD Stoops to New Low, Forces Union to File Unfair Labor Practice Charge

| February 23, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has filed an unfair labor practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution as a result of the Company’s refusal to provide information. After filing two grievances on behalf of two unjustly disciplined Union Members, Local 727 made a routine request for relevant information […]

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Working People’s Day of Action – Feb. 24

| February 22, 2018

Fifty years ago this April, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated while advocating for union public sanitation workers striking in Memphis, Tenn. To honor the legacy of Dr. King and his commitment to standing up for hardworking men and women, Teamsters Local 727 is encouraging all of its members to participate in the Working […]

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Union’s Efforts Result in New Rest Break Procedures for Osco Pharmacists

Union’s Efforts Result in New Rest Break Procedures for Osco Pharmacists

| February 20, 2018

Last year, Osco unilaterally implemented a biometric system without bargaining with the Union first. This change prevented pharmacists from taking uninterrupted breaks. Teamsters Local 727 brought this issue to Osco’s attention and subsequently filed a grievance against Osco. When the Parties were unable to resolve the grievance, Local 727 submitted it to arbitration. A settlement […]

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First Joint Labor-Management Committee Meeting Held Between Union and CDT

First Joint Labor-Management Committee Meeting Held Between Union and CDT

| February 14, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and CDT representatives recently held the first Joint Labor-Management Committee meeting. Due to Local 727’s efforts at reforming CDT’s operations, CDT’s new owner, National Express, agreed to form a joint labor-management committee to address and resolve any existing working conditions which have negatively affected members, including but not limited to the issues […]

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Teamsters Support Creation of Bipartisan House-Senate Committee to Solve Pension Crisis

Teamsters Support Creation of Bipartisan House-Senate Committee to Solve Pension Crisis

| February 14, 2018

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