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Keurig Dr Pepper Offers No Sound Reason for Proposed Installation of New Security Cameras

| October 1, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, initiated bargaining Friday, September 28 over the Company’s proposed installation of 14 new security cameras at its Northlake facility. Keurig Dr Pepper management arrived for Friday’s bargaining session wholly unprepared to discuss the potential implications of additional cameras.  While the Company claimed to […]

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Labor Board Defers Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against GLCCD to Arbitration

| August 3, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 filed the most recent Unfair Labor Practice charge against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. which alleges, among other things, that the Company violated Federal Labor Law and the collective bargaining agreement when management bypassed the Union as a representative for GLCCD employees and engaged in direct dealing with a member. On yet […]

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Union Files Grievance After Dr Pepper Violates the Terms of the Return to Work Agreement

Union Files Grievance After Dr Pepper Violates the Terms of the Return to Work Agreement

| August 2, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 is pursuing a grievance against the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper, in response to the Company’s violation of the terms of the Return to Work Agreement that brought more than 150 drivers back to work following the Union’s victory in the recent Unfair Labor Practice strike against Dr Pepper. […]

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Local 727 Files Grievances Against GLCCD over Route Changes and Bidding Process Violations

| July 26, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has filed multiple grievances against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution for the Company’s recent violations of the collective bargaining agreement in regards to drivers’ routes and bids. GLCCD has taken the unprecedented step of no longer allowing members to bid on open routes by seniority as required by the CBA.  Instead, the Company […]

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GLCCD Lied to Members, Company Shows Up Empty-Handed Instead of Bargaining in Good Faith

GLCCD Lied to Members, Company Shows Up Empty-Handed Instead of Bargaining in Good Faith

| July 24, 2018

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. proved yesterday that it has no intention of fixing its relationship with the Union and instead is willing to lie and toss aside commitments made to its hard-working employees.  While scheduled to negotiate employee sick days with Teamsters Local 727, GLCCD negotiators arrived to the meeting unprepared and unwilling to […]

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