Archive for February, 2020

Local 727 Members Welcome Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Candidate Richard Boykin at February Meeting

Local 727 Members Welcome Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Candidate Richard Boykin at February Meeting

| February 28, 2020

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. updated Teamsters Local 727 members on the Union’s recent happenings during Local 727’s General Membership Meeting on February 23. The membership was informed of the Union’s recent wins, including the NLRB’s issuing of a Summary Judgement against Keurig Dr Pepper, as well as updated on Local 727’s ongoing contract negotiations with […]

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Local 727 Fights to Enforce MV-Batavia Wage Raises, Wins Backpay for Members

| February 27, 2020

Earlier this month, Teamsters Local 727 discovered that MV Transportation, Inc. failed to properly raise the wage rates for several MV-Batavia members following the ratification of the group’s new collective bargaining agreement.  Immediately upon learning that multiple drivers were not receiving the hourly wage rate for an employee of their seniority, Local 727 filed a […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Takes Aim at Democracy, Threatens Union Rights

Keurig Dr Pepper Takes Aim at Democracy, Threatens Union Rights

| February 27, 2020

Months after Vote, Company Continues to Attack Employees’ Union Election CHICAGO, February 27, 2020 – On July 12, 2019, over fifty Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) and Account Managers (AMs) employed at the American Bottling Company’s Northlake, Ill. facility overwhelmingly voted in favor of electing Teamsters Local 727 as their sole collective bargaining representative.  Though the […]

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Read the Local 727 Winter Member Newsletter Now!

Read the Local 727 Winter Member Newsletter Now!

| February 24, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 has had a busy start to the new year! Catch up on the Union’s recent victories, check out photos of members in action, and read a special message from Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. in Local 727’s Winter 2020 Member Newsletter. Click the newsletter above to read more!

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Keurig Dr Pepper Wastes More Money on Outside Counsel to Reject Union’s Request to Bargain

Keurig Dr Pepper Wastes More Money on Outside Counsel to Reject Union’s Request to Bargain

| February 21, 2020

On February 6, Teamsters Local 727 wrote a third letter to the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, demanding the Company comply with the National Labor Relations Board’s recent Order and bargain with the Union over a first contract for Northlake salesmen.  Keurig Dr Pepper chose to hire an outside attorney in order […]

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