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Amazon’s Top Shopping Day is a Prime Day for Labor Action

| July 18, 2018

For the past forty-eight hours, Amazon workers across Spain, Germany, and Poland have engaged in strikes to protest the e-commerce giant’s refusal to renew collective bargaining agreements, poor wages, and unhealthy working conditions throughout the Company’s European manufacturing facilities. Coinciding with the tech company’s made-up “Prime Day” holiday, thousands of employees participated in labor actions, […]

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DS Waters Drivers & Standard Coffee Workers Ratify New 5-Year Contracts

| July 18, 2018

Late last week, Teamsters Local 727 members employed by DS Waters (i.e. Hinckley Springs) ratified two new 5-year collective bargaining agreements that cover Drivers and Standard Coffee employees. Among the many achievements of these contracts were across-the-board raises and an elimination of the progressive wage scale for all current employees. Drivers will be guaranteed a […]

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Local 727 Successful in Dismissing Temporary Restraining Order, Dr Pepper Remains Bitter After Union ULP Strike Victory

Local 727 Successful in Dismissing Temporary Restraining Order, Dr Pepper Remains Bitter After Union ULP Strike Victory

| July 17, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 obtained yet another victory earlier today over the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., when the outstanding Temporary Restraining Order and injunction lawsuit against the Union were dismissed with prejudice over the Company’s objections. Still bitter from Local 727’s victories throughout the Unfair Labor Practice strike, the Company […]

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Local 727 Representatives Attend SCI Shareholder Meeting and Demand Independent SCI Board Chairman

| July 17, 2018

For the fifth consecutive year, a Teamsters Local 727 representative travelled to Service Corporation International’s Annual Shareholder Meeting in Houston, Texas in May to continue to insist on the appointment of an independent Board of Directors Chairman and to speak to the Board about the ongoing concerns of Funeral Directors in the Chicago market. Speaking […]

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PHOTOS: Teamsters Local 727 Charitable Fund Raises Nearly $17,000 at First Golf Outing

PHOTOS: Teamsters Local 727 Charitable Fund Raises Nearly $17,000 at First Golf Outing

| July 13, 2018

  On July 6, 2018, more than 110 golfers came together at White Pines Golf Club to raise nearly $17,000 at the First Annual Teamsters Local 727 Charitable Fund Golf Outing. Despite a cold and stormy initial outing date, the rescheduled golf outing saw prime golfing weather with clear blue skies, ideal temperatures, and moderate […]

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