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GLCCD Proposal to Remedy 2+ Year Attendance Policy Dispute

GLCCD Proposal to Remedy 2+ Year Attendance Policy Dispute

| February 8, 2019

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. requested a meeting to discuss Teamsters Local 727’s unfair labor practice charge against the Company regarding sick days.  The parties met on Friday, February 8th and Local 727 was surprised by GLCCD’s sudden proposal to remedy the sick day grievance. GLCCD presented a proposal which includes five sick days for […]

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Union to Hold Contract Demands Meetings for GLCCD Members

| January 29, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 is gearing up for negotiations with Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc.  Next month, the Union bargaining committee will sit down and commence negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement covering all GLCCD Inside and Outside employees, as well as GLCCD employees previously covered by the Coca-Cola Refreshments, USA Inc. contract. In order […]

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GLCCD, the Grinch who Stole Business

| December 21, 2018

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution’s selfishness has hit a new high.  Teamsters Local 727 has learned that the soda giant has chosen not to pursue a new business opportunity with Amazon that could have resulted in more work for Union members. In mid-November, Local 727 was informed by GLCCD that the Company intended to unilaterally implement […]

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PHOTOS: Local 727 Members Celebrate 3rd Anniversary of Coca-Cola Strike at Union Party

PHOTOS: Local 727 Members Celebrate 3rd Anniversary of Coca-Cola Strike at Union Party

| December 7, 2018

  Teamsters Local 727 hosted parties at Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution facilities in Niles and Alsip this past Wednesday, December 5th, to celebrate the third anniversary of the Coca-Cola Unfair Labor Practice strike. In December 2015, Coca-Cola Refreshments’ unreasonable actions and bad faith bargaining forced more than 300 workers to the ULP strike line for […]

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Local 727 Files Grievance Over GLCCD’s Attempted Unilateral Change of FMLA Policy

| November 21, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 recently filed yet another grievance against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, when it learned of the Company’s attempt to unilaterally change its FMLA policy. Several members informed the Union that they had been called in individually to meet with management.  GLCCD then presented members with a new “intake form” and proceeded to detail […]

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