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Teamsters Local 727 Demands That Great Lakes Coca-Cola Prioritize People Over Profits

Teamsters Local 727 Demands That Great Lakes Coca-Cola Prioritize People Over Profits

| March 27, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teamsters Local 727 sent Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution Inc., a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings and bottler/distributor of Coca-Cola products (NYSE:KO), a detailed information request that asked for: 1)the sick leave and/or attendance policy the company will be using during this time to ensure members stay home while sick and/or […]

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KEURIG DR PEPPER’S ANTI-UNION TACTICS CONTINUE

KEURIG DR PEPPER’S ANTI-UNION TACTICS CONTINUE

| March 24, 2020

Last week, Teamsters Local 727 sent all soda companies represented by 727, including the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE:KDP), a detailed information request that asked companies to explain measures they planned to take in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the union requested: 1) the sick leave and/or attendance policy […]

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Local 727 Secures New Tentative Agreement that Limits Length of Blue Cards

| March 4, 2020

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and representatives of PepsiCo Beverages North America met for the second consecutive day today to continue bargaining over a successor collective bargaining agreement.  Capitalizing off of the progress made during yesterday’s bargaining session, the Union once again pressed hard for improvements to contract language regarding Blue Cards and the […]

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Union & Pepsi Make Progress on Day 2 of Negotiations, Reach First Tentative Agreements

| March 3, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and PepsiCo Beverages North America reconvened today to continue negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement covering all members employed at the Company’s Chicago, Elk Grove, and Kankakee facilities. When the parties first met last month, the Union bargaining committee presented Pepsi representatives with a comprehensive contract proposal that included substantial annual […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Takes Aim at Democracy, Threatens Union Rights

Keurig Dr Pepper Takes Aim at Democracy, Threatens Union Rights

| February 27, 2020

Months after Vote, Company Continues to Attack Employees’ Union Election CHICAGO, February 27, 2020 – On July 12, 2019, over fifty Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) and Account Managers (AMs) employed at the American Bottling Company’s Northlake, Ill. facility overwhelmingly voted in favor of electing Teamsters Local 727 as their sole collective bargaining representative.  Though the […]

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