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GLCCD Stoops to New Low, Forces Union to File Unfair Labor Practice Charge

GLCCD Stoops to New Low, Forces Union to File Unfair Labor Practice Charge

| February 23, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has filed an unfair labor practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution as a result of the Company’s refusal to provide information. After filing two grievances on behalf of two unjustly disciplined Union Members, Local 727 made a routine request for relevant information […]

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Union’s Efforts Result in New Rest Break Procedures for Osco Pharmacists

Union’s Efforts Result in New Rest Break Procedures for Osco Pharmacists

| February 20, 2018

Last year, Osco unilaterally implemented a biometric system without bargaining with the Union first. This change prevented pharmacists from taking uninterrupted breaks. Teamsters Local 727 brought this issue to Osco’s attention and subsequently filed a grievance against Osco. When the Parties were unable to resolve the grievance, Local 727 submitted it to arbitration. A settlement […]

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First Joint Labor-Management Committee Meeting Held Between Union and CDT

First Joint Labor-Management Committee Meeting Held Between Union and CDT

| February 14, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and CDT representatives recently held the first Joint Labor-Management Committee meeting. Due to Local 727’s efforts at reforming CDT’s operations, CDT’s new owner, National Express, agreed to form a joint labor-management committee to address and resolve any existing working conditions which have negatively affected members, including but not limited to the issues […]

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Local 727 and Edward Hotel Ratify New Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

Local 727 and Edward Hotel Ratify New Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

| February 7, 2018

Largest Wage Increases in Bargaining Unit’s History The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and the Edward Hotel ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement for the hotel’s shuttle drivers. Among the highlights of the new contract are wage increases of 3% in years one and two, and 3.5% in year three. Also, all current employees […]

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Local 727 Honors Memory of Memphis Sanitation Workers

Local 727 Honors Memory of Memphis Sanitation Workers

| February 2, 2018

Representatives of Teamsters Local 727 joined their fellow union brothers and sisters on Thursday, February 1, to honor the memory of Memphis sanitation workers Echol Cole and Robert Walker, who were tragically killed while on the job in 1968. A moment of silence was observed at 12:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Union’s office at […]

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