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Teamsters Local 727 Stands-Up Against Corporate Bully, Great Lakes Coca-Cola After the Company Tells Employee’s to Remove Masks

Teamsters Local 727 Stands-Up Against Corporate Bully, Great Lakes Coca-Cola After the Company Tells Employee’s to Remove Masks

| April 29, 2020

While the coronavirus pandemic and the hits to the economy are frightening, much of the United States is coming together and finding ways to support each other and frontline, essential workers. Many employers, including Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE:KDP),  and Pepsi (NYSE:PEP), have given hazard pay and additional sick leave to their employees, as well as […]

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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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GLCCD, the Grinch Who Ruined Christmas

| February 6, 2020

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution’s hypocrisy has been put on display once again. The Company, which gifts its employees with cases of beer each holiday season, recently unjustly terminated two employees.  Though GLCCD did not have any policy or posted guidelines regarding Company gifts, the Company alleged that two employees had taken more than is allegedly […]

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Union Prepares to Fight Back Against GLCDD and Has Demanded Arbitration of 13 Grievances that are Under Investigation

| January 30, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 has begun the new year with 13 arbitrations pending against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc., which the Union are actively investigating.  Among these are TEN grievances over unjust terminations of Union members and an additional grievance over an unjust discipline of a member. Additionally, Local 727 has also demanded arbitration over a […]

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GLCCD Incompetence Costs Workers Money and Forces Several Drivers to Work 14-Hour Day

| November 19, 2019

When some OFS delivery merchandisers arrived to Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution’s Alsip facility this morning, GLCCD management did not have their delivery trucks ready.  Instead, the Teamsters Local 727 members, who work on commission, were forced to wait between five and six hours before their trucks were set and they could begin their workday.   As […]

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