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Negotiations between Local 727 and Dr Pepper Remain Slow-Moving

| March 21, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 dove straight back into negotiations this morning, presenting the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, with a new proposal to amend sales warehouse productivity and efficiency standards. The Union bargaining committee has proposed scrapping and replacing the current outdated productivity and efficiency standards, which were revealed in yesterday’s bargaining […]

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Progress Slows with Dr Pepper Negotiations Today

| March 20, 2019

After four bargaining sessions and nearly two weeks, the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, at last responded today to Teamsters Local 727’s information request from the very first day of negotiations. Upon review, a significant amount of requested information was missing.  Additionally, review of the information revealed that current productivity standards […]

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Union Secures Multiple Tentative Agreements from Dr Pepper

Union Secures Multiple Tentative Agreements from Dr Pepper

| March 19, 2019

During the parties’ second bargaining session of the week, Teamsters Local 727 and the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, made significant progress on several outstanding non-economic matters. Today, Local 727 and Dr Pepper successfully reached tentative agreements on scheduling items, including cross-training and overtime language.  The tentative agreement on overtime would […]

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Local 727 Continues to Make Slow but Steady Progress in Negotiations with Dr Pepper

| March 18, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 and the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, reconvened negotiations for a new successor Inside collective bargaining agreement earlier today.  The day’s discussions centered on outstanding non-economic issues, including scheduling, cross-training opportunities, and the workweek. Today, the Company spoke at length about how good business currently is, claiming repeatedly […]

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As Union Demands a Fair Contract, GLCCD Statements Reveal it is Out of Touch with its Employees

| March 15, 2019

Yesterday, negotiations for the new Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. collective bargaining agreements resumed between the Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and GLCCD, a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings. The Parties began negotiations by discussing some of the topics discussed during the last bargaining session, including shift times and scheduling issues.  During the discussion, GLCCD management […]

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