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Make Your Voice Heard: Can the Tax Rally Sept. 12!

Make Your Voice Heard: Can the Tax Rally Sept. 12!

| September 8, 2017

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Hinckley Springs Inside Workers Ratify New 5-Year Contract

Hinckley Springs Inside Workers Ratify New 5-Year Contract

| August 9, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 and Hinckley Springs recently ratified a new five-year contract that guarantees a 2% wage increase each year beginning in 2018. The Union was successful in negotiating a five-year deal despite the company’s preference for a three-year deal. Employees will also receive a $1,000 bonus in the first full pay period after execution […]

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Union Stands United with Soda Members in Light of Cook County Beverage Tax

Union Stands United with Soda Members in Light of Cook County Beverage Tax

| August 8, 2017

On August 2, 2017, the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax Ordinance went into effect. As a result of this tax and the burden it places on businesses, hundreds of good paying jobs in Cook County are now at risk. “Many of our members have 20 or 30 years of seniority at these bottling companies, servicing […]

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Local 727 Files Grievance Against GLCCD for Unjust Termination

| July 25, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 has filed a grievance against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution for its unjust termination of an employee. The employee who requested and was on Family Medical Leave was terminated. When questioned about the company’s unjust action, a GLCCD supervisor commented that the employee allegedly did not clearly express the reason for his absence, […]

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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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