Archive for May, 2018

Strike Against the American Bottling Company Over Unfair Labor Practices Will Begin Tomorrow in Advance of Memorial Day

| May 21, 2018

CHICAGO, May 21, 2018 –  Teamsters Local 727 is ready to begin an unfair labor practice strike against the American Bottling Company tomorrow, May 22, 2018 at 3:00 a.m. in advance of one of the busiest holidays for the Soda Industry Giant. Teamsters Local 727 represents approximately 150 delivery drivers who are employed by the […]

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Union Brings Down the Hammer on Non-Compliant Valet Companies

| May 17, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has had huge arbitration wins and successful unfair labor practice charges against valet operators who have attempted to shirk their responsibilities under the collective bargaining agreement by not fulfilling their financial obligations to employees and the Union. These companies erroneously thought that they could avoid remitting dues and paying employees pursuant to […]

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Chicago Teamsters To Initiate Strike Against The American Bottling Company Over Unfair Labor Practices on Tuesday May 22, 2018

| May 17, 2018

CHICAGO, May 17, 2018 –  Approximately 150 delivery drivers employed by The American Bottling Company will initiate an Unfair Labor Practice strike on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 3:00 a.m. The American Bottling Company is a subsidiary of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS). Teamsters Local 727 represents about 150 drivers, including Driver Service Representatives, […]

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Union and MV Chicago 135 Begin New Contract Negotiations On a Productive Note

| May 10, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135 commenced negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on Monday, April 16, and Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Parties were able to reach tentative agreements on contract language that addresses facility relocation, new technology use by the Company, subcontracting work, and the timeline of red light […]

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Union Succeeds at Getting Employee Rehired, Wins Grievance Over Unjust Termination with CDT

| May 9, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 filed a grievance against the new owners of CDT, National Express, over a customer service representative who was unjustly terminated because of alleged dropped calls that the Company could not prove fault for. Due to the Union’s persistent efforts, an agreement with CDT management was reached that allowed the customer service representative […]

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