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727 Demands Bargaining Over Great Lakes Coca-Cola’s Unjust Wellness Policy

727 Demands Bargaining Over Great Lakes Coca-Cola’s Unjust Wellness Policy

| June 18, 2020

After taking away hazard pay weeks before the state even considered removing the stay-at-home order and having more confirmed COVID-19 cases than any other employer with members represented by Teamsters Local 727, Great Lakes Coca-Cola contacted the Union to talk about new safety measures. Currently, the Company allegedly requires all employees to social distant, frequently […]

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Great Lakes Coca-Cola’s Lies & Unsafe Working Conditions Continue

Great Lakes Coca-Cola’s Lies & Unsafe Working Conditions Continue

| May 21, 2020

Yesterday, after concerns from Teamsters Local 727 members continued to go unaddressed by the Company, a member called WGNTV Channel 9 who visited the GLCC facility. Recently, in the Alsip production facility, three members have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last week alone. Several other members have been placed in quarantine. According to reports […]

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Under Threat of Another Unfair Labor Practice Filing by 727, GLCC Reforms Media Policy

Under Threat of Another Unfair Labor Practice Filing by 727, GLCC Reforms Media Policy

| May 11, 2020

Last month, GLCC members alerted the Union to an email sent by management concerning the company’s alleged “media policy.” Unsurprisingly, the email was sent shortly after Teamsters Local 727 issued a press release outlining Great Lakes Coca-Cola’s substandard hazard pay and unsafe working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The unlawful policy on its face clearly […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Stands-Up Against Corporate Bully, Great Lakes Coca-Cola After the Company Tells Employee’s to Remove Masks

Teamsters Local 727 Stands-Up Against Corporate Bully, Great Lakes Coca-Cola After the Company Tells Employee’s to Remove Masks

| April 29, 2020

While the coronavirus pandemic and the hits to the economy are frightening, much of the United States is coming together and finding ways to support each other and frontline, essential workers. Many employers, including Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE:KDP),  and Pepsi (NYSE:PEP), have given hazard pay and additional sick leave to their employees, as well as […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Wins Big at the NLRB and in the Sales Warehouse

Teamsters Local 727 Wins Big at the NLRB and in the Sales Warehouse

| April 15, 2020

Yesterday, Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) informed Teamsters Local 727 that Region 13 found merit with multiple unfair labor practice charges filed by 727 against the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper. Specifically, Region 13 found that Keurig Dr Pepper violated federal labor laws by: unlawfully delaying to […]

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