Coca-Cola workers vote to authorize strike at Niles, Alsip plants

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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This July 15, 2013 file photo shows cans of Coca-Cola in Doral, Fla.
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NILES, Ill. (WLS) -- A possible strike is bubbling up at two suburban Coca-Cola plants. Union workers in Niles and Alsip voted to authorize a strike against the beverage giant.

Members of Teamsters Local 727 could hit the picket lines by Wednesday morning. Their contract expires Tuesday at midnight.