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Local 727 and Home Juice Open Negotiations for a New Collective Bargaining Agreement

| January 17, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee opened negotiations today, Thursday, January 17th, for a new collective bargaining agreement covering both inside and outside workers of Home Juice. Local 727 presented the Company with a complete and comprehensive contract proposal.  The Local 727 bargaining committee specifically impressed upon Home Juice representatives the concerns regarding its current […]

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Labor Board Finds Merit with Unfair Labor Practice Charge Filed by Teamsters Local 727 Against Dr Pepper

| January 2, 2019

Earlier this year, Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge against the American Bottling Company for its refusal and delay in providing the Union with information it had requested in order to investigate claims made by the Company. The Union is pleased to report that Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board […]

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GLCCD, the Grinch who Stole Business

| December 21, 2018

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution’s selfishness has hit a new high.  Teamsters Local 727 has learned that the soda giant has chosen not to pursue a new business opportunity with Amazon that could have resulted in more work for Union members. In mid-November, Local 727 was informed by GLCCD that the Company intended to unilaterally implement […]

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PHOTOS: Local 727 Members Celebrate 3rd Anniversary of Coca-Cola Strike at Union Party

PHOTOS: Local 727 Members Celebrate 3rd Anniversary of Coca-Cola Strike at Union Party

| December 7, 2018

  Teamsters Local 727 hosted parties at Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution facilities in Niles and Alsip this past Wednesday, December 5th, to celebrate the third anniversary of the Coca-Cola Unfair Labor Practice strike. In December 2015, Coca-Cola Refreshments’ unreasonable actions and bad faith bargaining forced more than 300 workers to the ULP strike line for […]

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Local 727 Files Grievance Over GLCCD’s Attempted Unilateral Change of FMLA Policy

| November 21, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 recently filed yet another grievance against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, when it learned of the Company’s attempt to unilaterally change its FMLA policy. Several members informed the Union that they had been called in individually to meet with management.  GLCCD then presented members with a new “intake form” and proceeded to detail […]

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