Archive for June, 2018

Boycott Dr. Pepper Products July 4th

Boycott Dr. Pepper Products July 4th

| June 22, 2018

As you prepare for July 4th celebrations, we ask you remember to show your support for the Teamsters Local 727 drivers currently engaged in an Unfair Labor Practice Strike against the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., by refusing to purchase Dr Pepper products. A list of some of the […]

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Vendor Hired by Dr Pepper Hits Union Member

Vendor Hired by Dr Pepper Hits Union Member

| June 20, 2018

Earlier today, Rodney Archambeau, a Teamsters Local 727 member currently engaged in an Unfair Labor Practice Strike against the American Bottling Company, was taken away by ambulance after a driver for HMD Trucking, Inc., a third-party vendor hired by the Company, deliberately struck him with his tractor-trailer truck. The driver made a tight turn and […]

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Elected Officials Sound Their Support for ULP Striking Drivers

Elected Officials Sound Their Support for ULP Striking Drivers

| June 19, 2018

Brotherhood, hope, and community support continues to fire the spirits of the Teamsters Local 727 represented Drivers currently participating in an Unfair Labor Practice strike against their employer, the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. which is set to merge with Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. next month.  As the ULP […]

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PHOTOS: Funeral Members Gain New Insight at Union CE Seminar

| June 18, 2018

  Funeral directors and embalmers attended the Teamsters Local 727 continuing education seminar on Wednesday, June 13th at the Union meeting hall in Park Ridge. Local 727 hosts the six-hour seminar, which is free to members in good standing, twice each year.  Those funeral industry members in attendance have the opportunity to earn up to […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Notifies Top CVS Executives of CVS Negotiators’ Unwillingness to Reach a Deal

| June 18, 2018

Union Demands Fair Treatment and Good Faith Bargaining for Pharmacists Earlier this month, Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr., wrote letters to 25 executives at CVS detailing the disrespectful and upsetting manner in which local Company representatives and CVS’s chief negotiator have handled ongoing negotiations with the Union. “It has been over two years […]

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