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Pharmacy Times Article Recognizes Local 727’s Task Force Participation in Fight for Updated Pharmacy Legislation

Pharmacy Times Article Recognizes Local 727’s Task Force Participation in Fight for Updated Pharmacy Legislation

| April 19, 2021

Click here to read the Pharmacy Times’ April 15th article about the history of recent changes to the Illinois Pharmacy Act and the dangers associated with an overworked and overtasked pharmacy staff. The article highlights Local 727’s advocacy for more stringent regulations inside the pharmacies, primarily regarding the lengths of pharmacists shifts. During their tenure on the […]

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COBRA Subsidy Available for Eligible Union Members *Updated

COBRA Subsidy Available for Eligible Union Members *Updated

| April 15, 2021

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law. The Act includes a six-month, federally-financed COBRA subsidy to cover the COBRA premium for eligible individuals from April 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021. During this six-month period, the federal government will pay the full COBRA premium for each eligible individual, and the eligible […]

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April General Membership Meeting Notice

April General Membership Meeting Notice

| April 11, 2021

In a continuing  effort to keep all of our 727 members safe the April General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below).           April General Membership Meeting Details                                Date: April 25, 2021     […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Resumes COVID-19 Negotiations with Keurig Dr Pepper

Teamsters Local 727 Resumes COVID-19 Negotiations with Keurig Dr Pepper

| March 18, 2021

Nearly 5 months after their first session, Teamsters Local 727 resumed bargaining with Keurig Dr Pepper over coronavirus policies, practices, and hazard pay. The parties were scheduled to meet in December but negotiations were postponed when the company refused to let a representative for the salesmen unit sit in the negotiations. Finally, on March 16th, […]

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February General Membership Meeting Notice

February General Membership Meeting Notice

| February 14, 2021

In a continuing  effort to keep all of our 727 members safe the February General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below).           December General Membership Meeting Details                                Date: February 28, 2021     […]

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