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Local 727 Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Return to the Bargaining Table

Local 727 Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Return to the Bargaining Table

| July 17, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. sent a letter to the American Bottling Company, d/b/a Keurig Dr Pepper, informing the Company that the Union does not believe there was a meeting of the minds regarding when employees would be required to move into the new Keurig Dr Pepper health care plan.  As such, Local […]

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Local 727 Files for Arbitration Over GLCCD’s Lies Regarding Holiday Pay Eligibility

| July 16, 2019

Last month, Teamsters Local 727 filed a grievance against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. after learning that management had lied to members by falsely claiming that employees who take a sick day the day before or following a holiday would not be eligible for holiday pay.  This assertion directly contradicts GLCCD’s signed collective bargaining agreement, […]

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Union Reminds Dr Pepper that it Must Maintain Status Quo and Refrain from Making Unilateral Changes for SSRs & Account Managers at Northlake

Union Reminds Dr Pepper that it Must Maintain Status Quo and Refrain from Making Unilateral Changes for SSRs & Account Managers at Northlake

| July 15, 2019

Today, Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. reminded the American Bottling Company, d/b/a Keurig Dr Pepper, of its clear obligation under the National Labor Relations Act to refrain from making any unilateral changes to the terms and conditions of employment for newly organized Northlake-based Sales Services Representatives and Account Managers. According to the National […]

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In Light of Dr Pepper’s Bad Faith Actions, Local 727 Encourages Members to Enroll in New HSA Plan to Avoid a Loss in Health Care while the Union Continues to Battle the Company

| July 15, 2019

During the recent negotiations for a new Inside collective bargaining agreement, the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, agreed that employees would have the option of keeping their current PPO health care plan through the end of 2019.  Despite this agreement, Dr Pepper has outrageously gone back on its word and has announced […]

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Dr Pepper Northlake Salesmen Become Latest Group to Overwhelmingly Vote for Local 727 Representation

Dr Pepper Northlake Salesmen Become Latest Group to Overwhelmingly Vote for Local 727 Representation

| July 15, 2019

Area Sales Managers and Sales Services Representatives employed by the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, voted overwhelmingly in favor of union representation on Friday, July 12.  The group of nearly 70 Northlake-based salesmen are the fourth unit this year to select Teamsters Local 727 as their sole collective bargaining representative. “By voting […]

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