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Union Files an Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against GLCCD Alleging Retaliation Against Union Steward

Union Files an Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against GLCCD Alleging Retaliation Against Union Steward

| April 6, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution alleging the Company retaliated against a Union steward who was engaging in union activity. The ULP filing is a direct result of in-person meetings – held without a Union representative present – […]

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Wear Red on Equal Pay Day to Show Your Support for Pay Equity

| April 5, 2018

Equal Pay Day will be observed nationwide on Tuesday, April 10th. This April date is symbolic for how many days into the new year an average American woman has to work to earn the same amount of pay an average man earned the previous year. Put another way, in the United States, women earn 80 […]

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Union Fighting CVS on Multiple Fronts

Union Fighting CVS on Multiple Fronts

| April 3, 2018

While Teamsters Local 727 is currently engaged in contract negotiations with CVS, it also continues to fight the Company’s bad behavior on several other fronts. The Union has filed numerous grievances against CVS, as well as unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board, and is processing multiple grievances through the arbitration procedure. […]

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Union Achieves Huge Victory in Long Fight for D-Van Drivers with National Express dba CDT

Union Achieves Huge Victory in Long Fight for D-Van Drivers with National Express dba CDT

| March 29, 2018

All Drivers to be Made Whole and Paid the Van Rate After over a year of fighting the new owners of Cook-DuPage Transportation, National Express, Teamsters Local 727 finally achieved a much-deserved victory when Arbitrator Peter Meyers ruled in favor of the Union. The original grievance that initiated this arbitration process was filed in June […]

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Bargaining Update: Dr. Pepper Membership

Bargaining Update: Dr. Pepper Membership

| March 27, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and Dr. Pepper continued negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement covering outside employees on Monday, March 26th and Tuesday, March 27th. While the Company withdrew some of its ridiculous proposals, it presented new and more egregious proposals such as a zipper clause, which essentially eliminates the Union’s ability to rely on […]

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