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Union Demands Action as GLCCD Management Ignores Frigid, Unsafe Conditions in Niles Warehouse

| November 13, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 has demanded Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. take immediate action to remedy unsafe working conditions in the Company’s Niles warehouse. Two weeks ago, a Union steward alerted GLCCD management to broken curtains that were causing frigid air to enter the warehouse.  With the help of Local 727, the matter was quickly escalated […]

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Following NLRB’s Upholding of Local 727 Certification, Union Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Bargain with Northlake SSRs and AMs

Following NLRB’s Upholding of Local 727 Certification, Union Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Bargain with Northlake SSRs and AMs

| November 7, 2019

Last month, the National Labor Relations Board DENIED the American Bottling Company’s request for a review of Region 13’s certification of Teamsters Local 727 as the collective bargaining representative of Northlake Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) and Account Managers (AMs). In light of the Company’s silence since the NLRB’s decision was announced, Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Fails to Fill Open Sales Warehouse Positions by Seniority in Violation of the CBA

| November 1, 2019

It was recently brought to the attention of Teamsters Local 727 that the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, denied several members open positions within the Company’s sales warehouse.  Though the affected members possessed the skills needed for the roles and the seniority to bid into the positions, Keurig Dr Pepper management claimed […]

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Union Files Grievance Over GLCCD’s New Voice Pick System, Demands Engineers be Called in to Reassess Productivity Standards

| October 30, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 was recently informed that Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. has introduced a new voice pick system in the Company’s Alsip facility.  The new pilot program for this system has added additional steps to the picking process making it more complex and time consuming.  Additionally, Local 727 has learned that GLCCD has further […]

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Local 727 Will Hold Demands Meeting for Keurig Dr Pepper Salesmen on Nov. 7

| October 22, 2019

In light of the National Labor Relations Board’s recent decision to uphold the original certification of Teamsters Local 727 as the sole collective bargaining representative of all Northlake-based American Bottling Company Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) and Account Managers (AMs), Local 727 is readying for negotiations with the Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary over the first contract […]

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