Archive for June, 2018

VIDEO: Teamsters Local 727 Delivery Drivers Demand Respect from the American Bottling Company

VIDEO: Teamsters Local 727 Delivery Drivers Demand Respect from the American Bottling Company

| June 15, 2018

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Desperate to Prevent Employees from Exercising Free Speech, American Bottling Company Resorts to Inexcusable Harassment

| June 13, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 Considers Additional Legal Action The American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. which is set to merge with Keurig Green Mountain Inc. in July, has crossed a line no one should ever cross. Yesterday, a Dr Pepper manager singled out the Union’s female Business Agent Caleen Carter-Patton and […]

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727 Members Celebrate Union Triumphs with Tacos at May Meeting

| June 11, 2018

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli Jr. updated Teamsters Local 727 members on contracts, grievances, arbitrations, and other union business during the Union Membership Meeting on May 20, 2018. The membership was updated on Union victories in May, including Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board issuing a complaint against CC Traffic for the Company’s refusal to […]

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Support Continues to Pour in for ULP Striking Local 727 Drivers

Support Continues to Pour in for ULP Striking Local 727 Drivers

| June 8, 2018

Spirits and energy remain high as Teamsters Local 727 represented Drivers employed by the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., gear up for a third week on the ULP strike line.  The more than 150 Drivers initiated the Unfair Labor Practice Strike on May 22, 2018 in protest of the […]

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Union and MV Chicago 135 Reach Tentative Agreement on Multiple Key Issues

| June 6, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee reached tentative agreements with MV Transportation Chicago, Division 135 on multiple contract provisions as negotiations continued on May 29th, May 30th, and May 31st. The Union and Company have tentatively agreed to a new lunch break policy, which will add time to drivers’ routes to account for the additional […]

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