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Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. Speaks at Thursday Rally in Support of Striking Musicians

Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. Speaks at Thursday Rally in Support of Striking Musicians

| March 25, 2019

Last week, Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. walked the picket line in solidarity with the Chicago Federation of Musicians and the striking members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  The musicians initiated a strike on Monday, March 11th, in protest of the CSO’s proposal to drastically reduce pension benefits. Speaking alongside fellow Chicago labor […]

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Union Secures Multiple Tentative Agreements from Dr Pepper

Union Secures Multiple Tentative Agreements from Dr Pepper

| March 19, 2019

During the parties’ second bargaining session of the week, Teamsters Local 727 and the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, made significant progress on several outstanding non-economic matters. Today, Local 727 and Dr Pepper successfully reached tentative agreements on scheduling items, including cross-training and overtime language.  The tentative agreement on overtime would […]

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day!

| March 8, 2019

A Message from John Coli, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727: Today, we join with our Sisters & Brothers across the labor movement to celebrate International Women’s Day.  For more than a century, this special day has been an opportunity for people across the globe to commemorate the social, economic, political, and cultural achievements of women. […]

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Local 727 Opens Negotiations with Dr Pepper for New Inside Contract

Local 727 Opens Negotiations with Dr Pepper for New Inside Contract

| March 7, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and representatives of the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, initiated negotiations for a new Inside collective bargaining agreement earlier today.  The current CBA, which covers all production, maintenance, sanitation, warehouse, and vending service employees within Dr Pepper’s Northlake and Harvey facilities, is set to expire […]

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GLCCD Members Vote to Accept Company’s Sick Day Proposal

GLCCD Members Vote to Accept Company’s Sick Day Proposal

| February 27, 2019

On Sunday, February 24th, Teamsters Local 727 members employed by Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, Inc. voted in favor of accepting the Company’s recent proposal which resolves the Union’s outstanding attendance policy grievances and unfair labor practice charges. Under the accepted proposal, effective March 1, 2019: All current GLCCD employees will receive five paid sick days […]

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