Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (CCBCC), an independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States, has recently agreed to take on more distribution territory.
Since May 2014, CCBCC has taken on territory in 11 states and also purchased manufacturing facilities in Maryland, Ohio and Virginia.
Reyes Holdings announced that its Chicago-area Coca-Cola distributor, Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, has entered into a letter of intent with The Coca-Cola Company to acquire six production facilities in Alsip and Niles, Ill.; Detroit and Grand Rapids, Mich.; Eagan, Minn.; and Milwaukee, Wisc.
Chicago Teamsters Approve Three-Year Agreement Including Management-Level Health Care Benefits, Annual Raises and Retroactivity12-01-2016
Teamsters Local 727 members voted by a 17-to-1 margin on Sunday, Jan. 10, to overwhelmingly ratify a new three-year contract with Coca-Cola Refreshments in Niles and Alsip, Ill. The agreement provides annual wage increases, retroactivity and improved health and welfare benefits for 319 Coca-Cola production and warehouse workers and transport drivers.
Teamsters Local 727 ended its unfair labor practice strike against Coca-Cola Refreshments late on Tuesday, Dec. 29, after reaching tentative agreement on a fair three-year contract for 319 production and warehouse workers.
The union representing striking Coca-Cola workers accepted the company's offer for federal mediation, even as it shot back at a letter the beverage giant mailed to employees defending the company's behavior during contract negotiations.
By a majority vote, production workers at the Coca Cola manufacturing facility in Allentown, PA have voted to join Teamsters Local 773 in Allentown. There are 90 employees in the union bargaining unit, all of which work in the syrup production facility, the key ingredient in Coca-Cola beverages.