OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Following NLRB’s Upholding of Local 727 Certification, Union Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Bargain with Northlake SSRs and AMs

Following NLRB’s Upholding of Local 727 Certification, Union Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Bargain with Northlake SSRs and AMs

| November 7, 2019

Last month, the National Labor Relations Board DENIED the American Bottling Company’s request for a review of Region 13’s certification of Teamsters Local 727 as the collective bargaining representative of Northlake Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) and Account Managers (AMs). In light of the Company’s silence since the NLRB’s decision was announced, Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer […]

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MARCH FRIDAY to Support the Loyola Graduate Workers’ Union as they Fight for Recognition and a Fair Contract

| November 7, 2019

The Loyola Graduate Workers’ Union, which represents Loyola University graduate students who work as teaching assistants, research assistants, program assistants, and fellowship teachers, has been fighting for nearly three years for recognition and a seat at the bargaining table.  The workers have demanded livable wages and recognition since February 2017. On November 22, the Trump […]

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Local 727 Executive Board Elected to New Term

Local 727 Executive Board Elected to New Term

| November 6, 2019

On Sunday, November 3, 2019, the Executive Board of Teamsters Local 727 was elected to a new three-year term by an enthusiastic gathering of the Local 727 membership. The Unity Slate, under the leadership of Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. and comprised of all current Local 727 Executive Board members, ran without opposition and won re-election […]

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Local 727 and CDT Dive into Negotiations for Successor CBA

| November 4, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee kicked-off negotiations with Cook DuPage Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of National Express, earlier this month for a new collective bargaining agreement covering drivers, porters, dispatchers, vehicle service attendants, recon, and customer service representatives. The Union opened negotiations by presenting the Company with a comprehensive contract proposal based upon the […]

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Keurig Dr Pepper Fails to Fill Open Sales Warehouse Positions by Seniority in Violation of the CBA

| November 1, 2019

It was recently brought to the attention of Teamsters Local 727 that the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, denied several members open positions within the Company’s sales warehouse.  Though the affected members possessed the skills needed for the roles and the seniority to bid into the positions, Keurig Dr Pepper management claimed […]

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