Archive for February, 2020

Local 727 Opens Pepsi Negotiations with Comprehensive Contract Proposal

| February 21, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and PepsiCo Beverages North America opened negotiations today for a new successor collective bargaining agreement covering all Pepsi members employed at the Company’s Chicago, Elk Grove, and Kankakee facilities.  The Union bargaining committee opened the day’s bargaining session by presenting the Company with a comprehensive contract proposal. Some of the Union’s top […]

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CDT Cancels Latest Bargaining Session, Parties to Meet Next Week

| February 14, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, were scheduled to continue negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on Tuesday, February 11.  However, when CDT representatives arrived to the parties’ negotiations they informed the Union bargaining committee that the Company would need to cancel the bargaining session due to […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Management Cancels Salesmen Meeting, Refuses to Hold Meeting with Union Present—What is the Company Afraid of?

| February 13, 2020

Less than a day after the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, outrageously appealed the National Labor Relations Board’s recent Summary Order, Keurig Dr Pepper management abruptly cancelled a meeting with their Northlake-based salesmen employees this morning as a result of Teamsters Local 727 lead business representative Caleen Carter-Patton’s presence in the room. […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Makes the Disgusting Decision to Appeal the NLRB’s Recent Ruling

| February 13, 2020

On February 12, the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, filed a petition for review in the District Court of Appeals challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s recent Summary Order. According to the NLRB’s website, of the countless NLRB decisions issued in 2019, only two petitions for review were filed.  Most companies accept […]

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After NLRB Issues Summary Judgement, Local 727 Again Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Bargain with Northlake SSRs and AMs

After NLRB Issues Summary Judgement, Local 727 Again Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Bargain with Northlake SSRs and AMs

| February 7, 2020

Following the National Labor Relations Board’s issuing of a Summary Judgement against the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. has mailed a third letter demanding the Company bargain with the Union over a first contract for Northlake Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) and Account Managers (AMs). “Instead […]

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