OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Local 727 Wins Fight for Osco Pharmacist’s Reinstatement

Local 727 Wins Fight for Osco Pharmacist’s Reinstatement

| August 28, 2015

An arbitrator ruled that the company wrongfully terminated Teamsters Local 727 Osco pharmacist member Wanda Froehlich last year and that the company must reinstate her with over a year’s worth of full back pay and benefits.

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CDT Member Receives Back Pay, Reduced Discipline

| August 25, 2015

A CDT dispatcher member has received back pay and a reduced suspension after Teamsters Local 727 representatives fought against management’s unfair discipline.

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Teamster License Plates Now Available to Indiana Drivers

Teamster License Plates Now Available to Indiana Drivers

| August 20, 2015

Drivers across Indiana can show their Teamster pride by purchasing new specialty Teamster license plates for passenger vehicles, trucks and motorcycles. The plates are available to drivers registered in the State of Indiana at a cost of $40 for any qualified vehicle.

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Local 727 Encourages Members to Invoke Weingarten Rights

Local 727 Encourages Members to Invoke Weingarten Rights

| August 19, 2015

Weingarten rights, which are part of the National Labor Relations Act, give union members the right to have a union representative present at any meeting they believe could possibly lead to disciplinary action.

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Wrongfully Suspended and Terminated Dr. Pepper Members Return to Work

| August 17, 2015

Dr. Pepper members’ unjust suspensions and termination have been overturned following swift action from Teamsters Local 727 representatives. Management threatened action against workers who the company claimed were taking “extended bathroom breaks,” which resulted in two member suspensions and one member’s termination.

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