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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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Local 727 Steps in to Reimburse COBRA Costs Paid by Sick Families During ULP Strike

| July 3, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and representatives of the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. that is set to merge with Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. this month, met for mediation last Thursday in the hopes of reaching a fair collective bargaining agreement and return to work agreement for more than 150 drivers […]

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Dr Pepper Sour After Union Strike Victory

| July 2, 2018

Forty days after initiating an Unfair Labor Practice strike, more than 150 Teamsters Local 727 members returned to work today as drivers for the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple, Inc. that is set to merge with Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. later this month.  Remarkably, Dr Pepper corporate management has already reneged […]

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Union Wins Strike Against the American Bottling Company, Drivers Returned to Work Today

Union Wins Strike Against the American Bottling Company, Drivers Returned to Work Today

| July 2, 2018

For forty days, Teamsters Local 727 drivers employed by the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. that is set to merge with Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. this month, have stood together in protest of the Company’s threats, attempts at intimidation, and unwillingness to bargain in good faith with the Union.  […]

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