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Coca-Cola to Reimburse Affected Members of Tobacco Premiums

Coca-Cola to Reimburse Affected Members of Tobacco Premiums

| June 29, 2017

The union filed a grievance as a result of tobacco premiums that Coca-Cola charged members in 2016 in violation of the collective bargaining agreement. Due to the union’s efforts, within the next 21 days Coca-Cola will pay all current employees who were affected by the premium surcharge a reimbursement of 85% of the premium they […]

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Can the Tax Rally, June 27

Can the Tax Rally, June 27

| June 19, 2017

Please save the date for the Can the Tax campaign’s rally to be held on Tuesday, June 27th, at the James R. Thompson Center’s outdoor plaza (100 W Randolph St.) from 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Attendees are asked to arrive no later than 10:15 AM. The rally will bring together coalition partners to highlight […]

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Union Settles Grievance for Great Lakes Coca-Cola Seniority Rights

| March 13, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 representatives recently resolved a grievance for part-time Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution members who were being denied their seniority privileges. The grievance was originally filed in July 2016 when the union was informed that full-time vacancies were not being posted and filled in seniority order. Going forward GLCCD agreed that, pursuant to Article […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Opposes Job-killing Beverage Tax

| October 21, 2016

Cook County Teamsters Urged to Join Fight Against Regressive Tax Teamsters Local 727 is calling all members to oppose a beverage tax recently proposed by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.  In a misguided attempt to close Cook County’s budget gap, Preckwinkle wants a soda tax which would add more as much as 50 percent […]

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With New Agreement, Teamsters and Great Lakes Coca-Cola Work Together to Keep Attendance Program Fair

| October 7, 2016

Earlier this year the Union filed a grievance contesting Great Lakes Coca-Cola’s unilateral implementation of a new attendance policy which greatly impacted members’ job security and resulted in several disciplinary actions including three member terminations. Since filing the grievance, Teamsters Local 727 has been hard at work to get the disciplines removed and terminated members back to work. As a result of the […]

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