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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 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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