Archive for March, 2019

GLCCD Makes No Movement, Ignores Outstanding Issues to Present Economic Offer

| March 29, 2019

When Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. representatives returned to the bargaining table this afternoon, they did so without any responses to Teamsters Local 727’s outstanding proposals.  Instead, GLCCD, a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, ignored the Union’s early morning efforts to advance non-economic negotiations and arrived with an insulting package economic offer that it made clear […]

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GLCCD Disregards Union’s Substantial Movement, Rejecting all but One Proposal

| March 29, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 opened this morning’s bargaining session with Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, by making substantial movement on a number of the Union’s remaining non-economic proposals in a good faith attempt to advance negotiations. After merely an hour, GLCCD representatives returned to the bargaining table and made nearly imperceptible […]

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Sign the Petition to Support Striking Chicago Federation of Musicians Members

Sign the Petition to Support Striking Chicago Federation of Musicians Members

| March 29, 2019

Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians, represented by the Chicago Federation of Musicians, have now been on strike for 18 days.  Click the link below to sign the CFM’s petition and support the CSO musicians as they demand a respect, dignity, and a fair collective bargaining agreement.

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GLCCD Attempts to Disguise Concessions and Push Past Outstanding Non-Economic Issues

| March 28, 2019

In an effort to focus the day’s discussions and move along negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, Teamsters Local 727 opened today’s bargaining session with Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, by presenting the Company, yet again, with a comprehensive summary of all remaining non-economic issues. Among the Union’s outstanding […]

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Local 727 Endorses Lori Lightfoot for Mayor

Local 727 Endorses Lori Lightfoot for Mayor

| March 28, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 Executive Board is proud to announce the Union’s endorsement of Lori Lightfoot for Mayor of the City of Chicago. “The next Mayor of Chicago will have a tremendous impact, not just on the Windy City, but on the lives of our members.  As an experienced public servant, advocate for reform, and […]

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