Archive for September, 2019

NLRB Region 13 Yet Again Sides with the Union, Finds Merit with ULP Charge Filed Against Keurig Dr Pepper

| September 18, 2019

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board has found merit with an unfair labor practice charge filed in August by Teamsters Local 727 against the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary. The Union’s charge initially stems from the Company’s refusal to bargain with Local 727 over the first collective bargaining agreement covering […]

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Local 727 Stands with Striking UAW Auto Workers as they Initiate a Strike Against General Motors

| September 18, 2019

Workers represented by the United Auto Workers union initiated a strike against their employer, General Motors, at midnight on Sunday, September 15, after the parties were unable to reach an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.  The group of nearly 50,000 union members have been reported to have walked out of GM facilities across […]

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Vitalant Members Overwhelmingly Ratify CBA with Near Decade-High Wage Raise

| September 13, 2019

On Wednesday, September 11, Teamsters Local 727 members employed as distribution drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants by Vitalant overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement.  Among the top achievements of the Union bargaining committee was the successful negotiation of a successor contract that contains the highest wage increase for Vitalant drivers in nearly a […]

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Company Makes Little Movement After CPS Paratransit & Loyola University Shuttle Workers Vote to Initiate Unfair Labor Practice Strikes

| September 12, 2019

CHICAGO, September 12, 2019 – Two bargaining units of transit workers represented by Teamsters Local 727 voted to authorize initiating unfair labor practice (ULP) strikes against their employer, MV Transportation, Inc., on Wednesday, September 4, as a result of the company’s unlawful conduct throughout negotiations with the union. To date, Local 727 has filed two […]

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Union Files Grievance as a Result of GLCCD Lies & Possible Wage Theft

| September 11, 2019

Union Strongly Urges Workers NOT to Sign Any Payroll Deduction Forms Early yesterday morning, Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. allegedly informed employees that the Company had experienced a cyberattack and as a result would be unable to accurately calculate the compensation owed to workers by payday this Friday, September 13.  The Company stated it would […]

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