Archive for February, 2019

GLCCD Members Vote to Accept Company’s Sick Day Proposal

GLCCD Members Vote to Accept Company’s Sick Day Proposal

| February 27, 2019

On Sunday, February 24th, Teamsters Local 727 members employed by Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. voted in favor of accepting the Company’s recent proposal which resolves the Union’s outstanding attendance policy grievances and unfair labor practice charges. Under the accepted proposal, effective March 1, 2019: All current GLCCD employees will receive five paid sick days […]

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Local 727 Achieves Huge Win on Day One of Contract Negotiations with GLCCD

Local 727 Achieves Huge Win on Day One of Contract Negotiations with GLCCD

| February 21, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and representatives of Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, have opened negotiations for new collective bargaining agreements covering inside and outside workers, as well as GLCCD employees currently working under the former Coca-Cola Refreshments contract.  Bargaining began today at the Oakbrook Hilton Resort as a […]

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GLCCD Sick Day Vote to be held Sunday, Feb. 24th

| February 20, 2019

After more than two years of pressure from Teamsters Local 727, Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. has presented the Union bargaining committee with a proposal to resolve Local 727’s outstanding sick day grievances and unfair labor practice charges. In summary, GLCCD has proposed: (1) to modify the Coca-Cola Refreshments attendance policy to conform to GLCCD’s […]

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Local 727 Recovers $40,000 in Owed Wages for Teamster Movie Drivers

| February 15, 2019

Nearly thirty bargaining unit employees represented by Teamsters Local 727 will receive a combined total of $40,000 in backpay as a result of the Union’s successful settlement of a grievance against Beats Financing and Distribution, LLC. The grievance was originally filed last summer when the Union was informed that the Company, had increased the budget […]

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Local 727 Soda Drivers Featured in NBC 5’s Secrets of the Trade

Local 727 Soda Drivers Featured in NBC 5’s Secrets of the Trade

| February 12, 2019

Recognized some familiar faces on t.v. last night? Six Teamsters Local 727 members employed as soda delivery drivers recently sat down with NBC 5 investigative journalist Chris Coffey to discuss the challenges they face each day on the job. Dr Pepper delivery drivers Jeremy Yancey, Ray Kwasniewski, and Matt Dixon joined fellow Local 727 Brothers […]

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