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Chicago Teamsters To Initiate Strike Against The American Bottling Company Over Unfair Labor Practices on Tuesday May 22, 2018

| May 17, 2018

CHICAGO, May 17, 2018 –  Approximately 150 delivery drivers employed by The American Bottling Company will initiate an Unfair Labor Practice strike on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 3:00 a.m. The American Bottling Company is a subsidiary of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS). Teamsters Local 727 represents about 150 drivers, including Driver Service Representatives, […]

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Union Files an Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against GLCCD Alleging Retaliation Against Union Steward

| April 6, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution alleging the Company retaliated against a Union steward who was engaging in union activity. The ULP filing is a direct result of in-person meetings – held without a Union representative present – […]

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Bargaining Update: Dr. Pepper Membership

Bargaining Update: Dr. Pepper Membership

| March 27, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and Dr. Pepper continued negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement covering outside employees on Monday, March 26th and Tuesday, March 27th. While the Company withdrew some of its ridiculous proposals, it presented new and more egregious proposals such as a zipper clause, which essentially eliminates the Union’s ability to rely on […]

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GLCCD Stoops to New Low, Forces Union to File Unfair Labor Practice Charge

GLCCD Stoops to New Low, Forces Union to File Unfair Labor Practice Charge

| February 23, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has filed an unfair labor practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution as a result of the Company’s refusal to provide information. After filing two grievances on behalf of two unjustly disciplined Union Members, Local 727 made a routine request for relevant information […]

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Union Pushes Back Against GLCCD and Prepares to Fight in 13 Upcoming Arbitrations

Union Pushes Back Against GLCCD and Prepares to Fight in 13 Upcoming Arbitrations

| January 29, 2018

Currently, Teamsters Local 727 has 13 arbitrations pending against Great Lakes Coca Cola Distribution. Many of the arbitration cases are over unjust discipline and in at least one of the cases, GLCCD failed to provide a written warning to the employee within 10 working days following the Company’s knowledge of the alleged employee violation. When […]

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