(CHICAGO) – Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727 John Coli Jr., today wrote and mailed letters to top executives of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) which detailed the horrendous treatment of more than 150 union drivers by their current employer, the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS), which is set to merge with Keurig this year.
(ST. CHARLES, Ill.) – The following is a statement from Teamsters Local 330 in response to a statement issued today by the office of Chief Judge Susan Clancy Boles.
(TUKWILA, Wash.)—On Sunday evening, Teamsters driving grocery home delivery trucks for Safeway.com came together to participate in their first-ever strike authorization vote. The group of about 90 drivers has been in negotiations for a first contract since late last year. However, faced with slow progress and management’s unwillingness to back off from several unacceptable proposals, the group decided to demonstrate their commitment to getting a first contract by taking a strike authorization vote, and voted overwhelmingly in favor.
Probation officers and youth counselors employed by the 16th Judicial Circuit Court have begun going door-to-door to alert Kane County families about the potentially rising danger presented by approximately 3,000 criminal offenders convicted of felonies and misdemeanors not being supervised by the striking public safety workers.
(CHICAGO) – During the early hours of the morning on May 22, more than 150 delivery drivers employed by the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc.(NYSE: DPS), took to the strike line in protest of the numerous unfair labor practices committed by the company during negotiations. Teamsters Local 727 represented drivers, employed by the American Bottling Company at its Northlake (401 N. Railroad Ave.) and Harvey (1230 171st St.) Illinois facilities, have been manning the strike line around the clock since May 22, working day and night to inform the public of this soda giant’s unlawful acts.
(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) – More than 200 Durham School Services drivers and monitors have voted overwhelmingly to become members of Teamsters Local 243 in Plymouth Township, Michigan. The workers are responsible for transporting Ann Arbor Public Schools students.
On their fourth week of manning the strike lines at the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Courthouse, striking Probation Officers and Youth Counselors have received some much needed financial support for health care payments from Teamsters Joint Council 25.
(LOS ANGELES) – Tanker drivers at Sentinel Transportation represented by Teamsters Local Union 986 in Covina, Calif. went out on an unfair labor practice (ULP) strike this morning to protest the company’s refusal to bargain in good faith.