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Local 727 Files Grievances Against GLCCD over Route Changes and Bidding Process Violations

| July 26, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has filed multiple grievances against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution for the Company’s recent violations of the collective bargaining agreement in regards to drivers’ routes and bids. GLCCD has taken the unprecedented step of no longer allowing members to bid on open routes by seniority as required by the CBA.  Instead, the Company […]

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GLCCD Lied to Members, Company Shows Up Empty-Handed Instead of Bargaining in Good Faith

GLCCD Lied to Members, Company Shows Up Empty-Handed Instead of Bargaining in Good Faith

| July 24, 2018

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. proved yesterday that it has no intention of fixing its relationship with the Union and instead is willing to lie and toss aside commitments made to its hard-working employees.  While scheduled to negotiate employee sick days with Teamsters Local 727, GLCCD negotiators arrived to the meeting unprepared and unwilling to […]

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GLCCD’s Behavior Forces Union to File Yet Another Unfair Labor Practice Charge

| July 19, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has filed a new 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 direct dealing with members and attempted unilateral changes. GLCCD management recently bypassed Local 727 as the representative for employees and presented a separation agreement […]

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DS Waters Drivers & Standard Coffee Workers Ratify New 5-Year Contracts

| July 18, 2018

Late last week, Teamsters Local 727 members employed by DS Waters (i.e. Hinckley Springs) ratified two new 5-year collective bargaining agreements that cover Drivers and Standard Coffee employees. Among the many achievements of these contracts were across-the-board raises and an elimination of the progressive wage scale for all current employees. Drivers will be guaranteed a […]

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Local 727 Successful in Dismissing Temporary Restraining Order, Dr Pepper Remains Bitter After Union ULP Strike Victory

Local 727 Successful in Dismissing Temporary Restraining Order, Dr Pepper Remains Bitter After Union ULP Strike Victory

| July 17, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 obtained yet another victory earlier today over the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., when the outstanding Temporary Restraining Order and injunction lawsuit against the Union were dismissed with prejudice over the Company’s objections. Still bitter from Local 727’s victories throughout the Unfair Labor Practice strike, the Company […]

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