Archive for July, 2018

Union’s Proposed Valet Contract Guarantees Better, Expanded, More Affordable Healthcare Coverage

| July 31, 2018

Following weeks of negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 representatives have succeeded in securing a new valet industry tentative collective bargaining agreement. “Rising healthcare costs have placed a strain on the families of our hardworking valet members,” said John Coli, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727. “This new agreement will go a long way in easing that […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Demands Return to Face-to-Face Negotiations Citing CVS’s Abuse of the Mediation Process

Teamsters Local 727 Demands Return to Face-to-Face Negotiations Citing CVS’s Abuse of the Mediation Process

| July 31, 2018

CHICAGO, July 31, 2018 – Teamsters Local 727 has demanded a return to face-to-face negotiations with CVS (NYSE: CVS) following nearly two years of Company negotiators stalling and refusing to bargaining in good faith during Federal Mediation. Following six months of negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, Local 727 and CVS began Federal Mediation […]

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Local 727 Files Grievances Against GLCCD over Route Changes and Bidding Process Violations

| July 26, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has filed multiple grievances against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution for the Company’s recent violations of the collective bargaining agreement in regards to drivers’ routes and bids. GLCCD has taken the unprecedented step of no longer allowing members to bid on open routes by seniority as required by the CBA.  Instead, the Company […]

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Union and First Transit Successfully Reach Multiple Tentative Agreements in First Negotiation Sessions

| July 26, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and First Transit, Inc opened negotiations for the first collective bargaining agreement covering University of Chicago employees on July 18 and July 19, 2018.  Following an initial presentation of contract proposals, the Union and First Transit have reached tentative agreements on several non-economic provisions. The Local 727 bargaining committee has successfully negotiated […]

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GLCCD Lied to Members, Company Shows Up Empty-Handed Instead of Bargaining in Good Faith

GLCCD Lied to Members, Company Shows Up Empty-Handed Instead of Bargaining in Good Faith

| July 24, 2018

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. proved yesterday that it has no intention of fixing its relationship with the Union and instead is willing to lie and toss aside commitments made to its hard-working employees.  While scheduled to negotiate employee sick days with Teamsters Local 727, GLCCD negotiators arrived to the meeting unprepared and unwilling to […]

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