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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Union Demands Action as GLCCD Management Ignores Frigid, Unsafe Conditions in Niles Warehouse

| November 13, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 has demanded Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. take immediate action to remedy unsafe working conditions in the Company’s Niles warehouse. Two weeks ago, a Union steward alerted GLCCD management to broken curtains that were causing frigid air to enter the warehouse.  With the help of Local 727, the matter was quickly escalated […]

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Union Files Grievance Over GLCCD’s New Voice Pick System, Demands Engineers be Called in to Reassess Productivity Standards

| October 30, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 was recently informed that Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. has introduced a new voice pick system in the Company’s Alsip facility.  The new pilot program for this system has added additional steps to the picking process making it more complex and time consuming.  Additionally, Local 727 has learned that GLCCD has further […]

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Local 727 Demands GLCCD Management be Held to Same Safety Standards as Members

| September 30, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 has demanded that Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. hold its supervisors accountable after members informed the Union that three supervisors had unsafely attempted to resolve some warehouse machinery issues earlier this week. According to GLCCD members, the supervisors failed to follow proper lock out tag out procedures.  Additionally, when cautioned by members […]

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Union Files Grievance as a Result of GLCCD Lies & Possible Wage Theft

| September 11, 2019

Union Strongly Urges Workers NOT to Sign Any Payroll Deduction Forms Early yesterday morning, Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. allegedly informed employees that the Company had experienced a cyberattack and as a result would be unable to accurately calculate the compensation owed to workers by payday this Friday, September 13.  The Company stated it would […]

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