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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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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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Local 727 Hosts Strike Anniversary Member Parties at Alsip, Niles Great Lakes Coca-Cola

Local 727 Hosts Strike Anniversary Member Parties at Alsip, Niles Great Lakes Coca-Cola

| December 11, 2017

On Tuesday, December 5, Teamsters Local 727 hosted member parties at Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution facilities in Alsip and Niles to mark the two-year strike anniversary. The arduous 28-day unfair labor practice strike in 2015 resulted in the ratification of a three-year contract covering more than 300 Coca-Cola Refreshments (now GLCCD) workers. The collective bargaining […]

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Union Continues to Fight Terminations by Filing New Grievances Against GLCCD

| October 17, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 has filed new grievances against Great Lakes Coca Cola Distribution for the Company’s unjust terminations and alleged violation of the Family Medical Leave Act. In addition to filing grievances for each termination, the Union also filed a grievance on behalf of all members over GLCCD’s unjust attendance policy and its application for […]

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