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PHOTOS: Charitable Fund Golf Outing Raises More Than $30,000 for Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago

PHOTOS: Charitable Fund Golf Outing Raises More Than $30,000 for Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago

| July 18, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 Charitable Fund successfully raised more than $30,000 for The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago at its Second Annual Golf Outing.  The Outing, held on June 21 at the White Pines Golf Club in Bensenville, was attended by more than 110 golfers.   The day began with a delicious bloody mary bar […]

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Local 727 Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Return to the Bargaining Table

Local 727 Demands Keurig Dr Pepper Return to the Bargaining Table

| July 17, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. sent a letter to the American Bottling Company, d/b/a Keurig Dr Pepper, informing the Company that the Union does not believe there was a meeting of the minds regarding when employees would be required to move into the new Keurig Dr Pepper health care plan.  As such, Local […]

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Dr Pepper Northlake Salesmen Become Latest Group to Overwhelmingly Vote for Local 727 Representation

Dr Pepper Northlake Salesmen Become Latest Group to Overwhelmingly Vote for Local 727 Representation

| July 15, 2019

Area Sales Managers and Sales Services Representatives employed by the American Bottling Company, a Keurig Dr Pepper subsidiary, voted overwhelmingly in favor of union representation on Friday, July 12.  The group of nearly 70 Northlake-based salesmen are the fourth unit this year to select Teamsters Local 727 as their sole collective bargaining representative. “By voting […]

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D.S. Waters Outside & Standard Coffee Members Ratify Economic Agreement

D.S. Waters Outside & Standard Coffee Members Ratify Economic Agreement

| June 28, 2019

D.S. Waters Outside and Standard Coffee workers overwhelmingly voted last week in favor of ratifying new wage and health care terms for their two collective bargaining agreements. All D.S. Outside and Standard Coffee members will receive significant wage increases under the ratified agreements.  The economic agreements also include premium pay for leads and an approximately […]

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PBGC Approves Local 727 and the Chicago Tribune Pension Funds’ Merger

PBGC Approves Local 727 and the Chicago Tribune Pension Funds’ Merger

| June 25, 2019

This past November, the Teamsters Local Union No. 727 Pension Plan Board of Trustees and Chicago Newspaper Publishers Drivers Union Pension Fund representatives reached an agreement to merge the two pension funds and, in doing so, saved the pensions of approximately 850 participants.  The absorption of the struggling Chicago Tribune Pension Fund by the well-funded […]

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