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Union Files Grievance After Dr Pepper Violates the Terms of the Return to Work Agreement

Union Files Grievance After Dr Pepper Violates the Terms of the Return to Work Agreement

| August 2, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 is pursuing a grievance against the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper, in response to the Company’s violation of the terms of the Return to Work Agreement that brought more than 150 drivers back to work following the Union’s victory in the recent Unfair Labor Practice strike against Dr Pepper. […]

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Union’s Proposed Valet Contract Guarantees Better, Expanded, More Affordable Healthcare Coverage

| July 31, 2018

Following weeks of negotiations, Teamsters Local 727 representatives have succeeded in securing a new valet industry tentative collective bargaining agreement. “Rising healthcare costs have placed a strain on the families of our hardworking valet members,” said John Coli, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727. “This new agreement will go a long way in easing that […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Demands Return to Face-to-Face Negotiations Citing CVS’s Abuse of the Mediation Process

Teamsters Local 727 Demands Return to Face-to-Face Negotiations Citing CVS’s Abuse of the Mediation Process

| July 31, 2018

CHICAGO, July 31, 2018 – Teamsters Local 727 has demanded a return to face-to-face negotiations with CVS (NYSE: CVS) following nearly two years of Company negotiators stalling and refusing to bargaining in good faith during Federal Mediation. Following six months of negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, Local 727 and CVS began Federal Mediation […]

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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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Union and First Transit Successfully Reach Multiple Tentative Agreements in First Negotiation Sessions

| July 26, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and First Transit, Inc opened negotiations for the first collective bargaining agreement covering University of Chicago employees on July 18 and July 19, 2018.  Following an initial presentation of contract proposals, the Union and First Transit have reached tentative agreements on several non-economic provisions. The Local 727 bargaining committee has successfully negotiated […]

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