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Momentous Agreement Achieved Between Teamsters Local 727 and Pepsi Beverages North America

Momentous Agreement Achieved Between Teamsters Local 727 and Pepsi Beverages North America

| May 28, 2021

More than 400 days have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic began and Governor Pritzker ordered all Illinois residents to “shelter-in-place.” While most Illinois residents were able to work from home to protect themselves and their loved ones, over 500 Pepsi frontline, essential Teamster workers (in addition to thousands of other Local 727 members) reported to […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Extends Contract and Secures Retroactivity for Pepsi Members

| April 6, 2020

Recently, the Teamsters Local 727 Pepsi bargaining committee was able to secure an agreement with PepsiCo Beverages North America that extends the current CBA until May 31, 2020. The current CBA was set to expire April 28, 2020. Negotiations between Local 727 and PepsiCo for a successor agreement began in February, but recently have been […]

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Local 727 Secures New Tentative Agreement that Limits Length of Blue Cards

| March 4, 2020

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and representatives of PepsiCo Beverages North America met for the second consecutive day today to continue bargaining over a successor collective bargaining agreement.  Capitalizing off of the progress made during yesterday’s bargaining session, the Union once again pressed hard for improvements to contract language regarding Blue Cards and the […]

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Union & Pepsi Make Progress on Day 2 of Negotiations, Reach First Tentative Agreements

| March 3, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and PepsiCo Beverages North America reconvened today to continue negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement covering all members employed at the Company’s Chicago, Elk Grove, and Kankakee facilities. When the parties first met last month, the Union bargaining committee presented Pepsi representatives with a comprehensive contract proposal that included substantial annual […]

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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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