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Keurig Dr Pepper Takes Aim at Democracy, Threatens Union Rights

Keurig Dr Pepper Takes Aim at Democracy, Threatens Union Rights

| February 27, 2020

Months after Vote, Company Continues to Attack Employees’ Union Election CHICAGO, February 27, 2020 – On July 12, 2019, over fifty Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) and Account Managers (AMs) employed at the American Bottling Company’s Northlake, Ill. facility overwhelmingly voted in favor of electing Teamsters Local 727 as their sole collective bargaining representative.  Though the […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Wastes More Money on Outside Counsel to Reject Union’s Request to Bargain

Keurig Dr Pepper Wastes More Money on Outside Counsel to Reject Union’s Request to Bargain

| February 21, 2020

On February 6, Teamsters Local 727 wrote a third letter to the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, demanding the Company comply with the National Labor Relations Board’s recent Order and bargain with the Union over a first contract for Northlake salesmen.  Keurig Dr Pepper chose to hire an outside attorney in order […]

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Local 727 Opens Pepsi Negotiations with Comprehensive Contract Proposal

| February 21, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and PepsiCo Beverages North America opened negotiations today for a new successor collective bargaining agreement covering all Pepsi members employed at the Company’s Chicago, Elk Grove, and Kankakee facilities.  The Union bargaining committee opened the day’s bargaining session by presenting the Company with a comprehensive contract proposal. Some of the Union’s top […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Management Cancels Salesmen Meeting, Refuses to Hold Meeting with Union Present—What is the Company Afraid of?

| February 13, 2020

Less than a day after the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, outrageously appealed the National Labor Relations Board’s recent Summary Order, Keurig Dr Pepper management abruptly cancelled a meeting with their Northlake-based salesmen employees this morning as a result of Teamsters Local 727 lead business representative Caleen Carter-Patton’s presence in the room. […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Makes the Disgusting Decision to Appeal the NLRB’s Recent Ruling

| February 13, 2020

On February 12, the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, filed a petition for review in the District Court of Appeals challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s recent Summary Order. According to the NLRB’s website, of the countless NLRB decisions issued in 2019, only two petitions for review were filed.  Most companies accept […]

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