Archive for August, 2018

Local 727 is Gearing Up to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Local 727 is Gearing Up to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

| August 9, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 invites all members and their families to join the Union in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer at the American Cancer Society’s upcoming walk in Park Ridge, IL.  Grab your comfiest walking shoes and come out to support the fight against breast cancer! The three-mile walk will take place on Saturday, October 6th, […]

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Labor Board Defers Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against GLCCD to Arbitration

| August 3, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 filed the most recent Unfair Labor Practice charge against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. which alleges, among other things, that the Company violated Federal Labor Law and the collective bargaining agreement when management bypassed the Union as a representative for GLCCD employees and engaged in direct dealing with a member. On yet […]

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Local 727 Continues to Demand Fair Compensation

| August 3, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 maintained its demand for fair wages for Skyway toll booth collectors as collective bargaining negotiations continued with Skyway Concessions Co. on July 27th and 30th. Although Skyway Chief Operating Officer Mike Lowrey stated that Skyway bargaining unit employees were “second to none,” he had no response when the Union pressed him and […]

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Union Files Grievance After Dr Pepper Violates the Terms of the Return to Work Agreement

Union Files Grievance After Dr Pepper Violates the Terms of the Return to Work Agreement

| August 2, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 is pursuing a grievance against the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper, in response to the Company’s violation of the terms of the Return to Work Agreement that brought more than 150 drivers back to work following the Union’s victory in the recent Unfair Labor Practice strike against Dr Pepper. […]

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