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Meet the Teamsters Brothers and Sisters of Fleischmann’s Vinegar

| September 3, 2020

Members of Teamsters Local 727 who work at Fleischmann’s Vinegar, the world’s largest producer of commercial vinegar, have continued to push forward through the pandemic, doing their part to keep the U.S. supply chain up and running. A typical day at their Gage Park facility, located at 48th and Oakley Ave, involves members of 727 loading […]

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Keurig Dr. Pepper’s Shameful Anti-Worker Behavior Continues

Keurig Dr. Pepper’s Shameful Anti-Worker Behavior Continues

| September 1, 2020

Keurig Dr. Pepper (“KDP”) management has notified members and representatives of Teamsters Local 727 that the Company plans to end COVID-19 hazard pay effective September 12, 2020. Apparently, KDP seems to think that their employees are no longer at risk (i.e. the hazard is gone). As soon as the Union received notice, it sent the […]

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Swift Action By 727 Results in Substantial Make-Whole Remedy For Keurig Dr Pepper Commission Drivers Effected by Black Lives Matter Protests

Swift Action By 727 Results in Substantial Make-Whole Remedy For Keurig Dr Pepper Commission Drivers Effected by Black Lives Matter Protests

| July 22, 2020

After the murder of George Floyd, cities across the United States took to the streets to protest systemic racism and to demand that politicians, institutions, and the country as a whole recognize “Black Lives Matter.” Because of the civil unrest, many businesses across the Chicagoland area closed for days and dozens of Keurig Dr Pepper […]

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Great Lakes Coca-Cola Withholds Information From the Union Leading the Union to Ask What GLCC Has to Hide

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Withholds Information From the Union Leading the Union to Ask What GLCC Has to Hide

| July 21, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Chicagoland area in March, Teamsters Local 727 frontline, essential workers answered the call to serve the city. While many people worked from home to help stop the spread of coronavirus, Local 727 members in the soda industry worked overtime to produce and deliver water and other beverages throughout the […]

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All Hinckley Outside and Standard Coffee Members Return to Work After Furlough

All Hinckley Outside and Standard Coffee Members Return to Work After Furlough

| July 10, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 is pleased to report that as of June 29, all furloughed Route Sales Representatives (RSR) from Hinckley Outside and Standard Coffee have returned to work. We are additionally pleased to report that despite the furlough, Teamsters Local 727 was able to negotiate a reinstatement agreement so that no RSR suffered a lapse in […]

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