OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Pharmacists: Jewel-Osco’s Business Decisions Put Public at Risk

Pharmacists: Jewel-Osco’s Business Decisions Put Public at Risk

| May 27, 2016

Teamsters Local 727 began informing the public of the safety risks associated with Jewel-Osco’s chronic understaffing of pharmacies amid ever-increasing pharmacist workloads by informational picketing outside Chicago-area Jewel-Osco stores this week.

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CVS Management Sticks to Radical Concessions, Ignores Key Issues During Bargaining With Teamster Pharmacists

| May 26, 2016

Throughout a full-day of new contract negotiations on May 26, management for CVS altogether refused to budge from the radical concessions its demanding of Teamster-represented pharmacists.

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Teamsters Stand Up for Funeral Workers at SCI Shareholders Meeting

Teamsters Stand Up for Funeral Workers at SCI Shareholders Meeting

| May 26, 2016

Teamsters representatives on May 11 called out funeral industry giant Service Corporation International’s poor business practices and called on its Board of Directors to take action during the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Houston.

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Teamsters, CVS Pharmacists Fighting to Ensure ‘Safety and Sanctity of Pharmacy Profession’

Teamsters, CVS Pharmacists Fighting to Ensure ‘Safety and Sanctity of Pharmacy Profession’

| May 25, 2016

Since Teamsters Local 727 representatives began informing the public of the safety risks associated with CVS management’s mistreatment of overworked and understaffed Chicago-area pharmacists, the union has received an outpouring of support from pharmacists and CVS customers from across the country.

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Coca-Cola Members to Receive Retroactive 401(k) Contributions

Coca-Cola Members to Receive Retroactive 401(k) Contributions

| May 24, 2016

Coca-Cola Refreshments workers will receive their contractually guaranteed 401(k) matching benefits retroactive to April 1 after Teamsters Local 727 representatives won a grievance earlier this month.

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