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More Bad Faith Behavior from Keurig Dr Pepper

More Bad Faith Behavior from Keurig Dr Pepper

| September 14, 2021

More than 2 years after the salesmen at Keurig Dr Pepper (“KDP”) democratically voted to be represented by Teamsters Local 727, management is still aggressively fighting their employees’ rights under the National Relations Labor Act. Shockingly, the company signed a settlement from Region 13 that included rescinding all unilateral changes KDP made to holiday scheduling, […]

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Momentous Agreement Achieved Between Teamsters Local 727 and Pepsi Beverages North America

Momentous Agreement Achieved Between Teamsters Local 727 and Pepsi Beverages North America

| May 28, 2021

More than 400 days have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic began and Governor Pritzker ordered all Illinois residents to “shelter-in-place.” While most Illinois residents were able to work from home to protect themselves and their loved ones, over 500 Pepsi frontline, essential Teamster workers (in addition to thousands of other Local 727 members) reported to […]

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KDP Expected to Fail Again in Challenge to Teamsters Local 727 Victory

KDP Expected to Fail Again in Challenge to Teamsters Local 727 Victory

| January 14, 2021

Over a year after the area sales managers and sales services representatives voted overwhelming in favor of Union representation by Teamsters Local 727, Keurig Dr Pepper continued its fruitless attempts to overturn Region 13 of the National Labor Board’s certification by appearing in front of a panel of federal judges for the DC Circuit. On […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Replaces Hazard Pay with Thanksgiving Turkey

Keurig Dr Pepper Replaces Hazard Pay with Thanksgiving Turkey

| November 24, 2020

Most years, the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, gives their employees a turkey at Thanksgiving. This year, the company is claiming it is a recognition of employees’ efforts throughout the COVID-19 crisis. After discontinuing hazard pay and trying to limit which members the Union had on its bargaining committee, Keurig Dr […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Demands Great Lakes Coca- Cola Protect Members During COVID-19 Pandemic

Teamsters Local 727 Demands Great Lakes Coca- Cola Protect Members During COVID-19 Pandemic

| November 17, 2020

As COVID-19 soars across the United States and the Chicagoland area, Great Lakes Coca-Cola has remained silent about any new measures to protect members and bringing back hazard pay. GLCC was the first Teamsters Local 727 represented company to end hazard pay. While the company previously put in to place a substandard “supplemental pay” that […]

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