OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

Jewel-Osco Management Forcing Pharmacists to Pay More Than Other Employees for Same Health Care

Jewel-Osco Management Forcing Pharmacists to Pay More Than Other Employees for Same Health Care

| February 5, 2016

Jewel-Osco management has been secretly forcing Teamsters Local 727-represented pharmacists to pay more than other employees for the same health insurance, the union recently learned.

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Union Wins Parking Member’s Reinstatement, Back Pay After Unjust Termination

| February 3, 2016

A Teamsters Local 727 parking cashier has been reinstated with full back pay and benefits after the union fought against her wrongful termination. She received $8,000 in back pay and full benefit contributions and experienced no loss of seniority.

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Local 727 Files Labor Board Charges Against CZS Management

| February 1, 2016

Teamsters Local 727 filed unfair labor practice charges against Chicago Zoological Society management because the company has engaged in bad faith bargaining. Negotiations on a new contract for full-time and seasonal zookeepers, groundskeepers, patrol officers and other union workers at Brookfield Zoo have ground to a halt because management refuses to budge from its draconian attendance policy proposal. The policy is designed to penalize union members for using their contractual sick day benefits.

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Union Challenges Osco’s Refusal to Provide Health Care Information

Union Challenges Osco’s Refusal to Provide Health Care Information

| January 28, 2016

Teamsters Local 727 has filed an unfair labor practice charge against Osco because the company still refuses to provide relevant information about its health and welfare plan.

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Hawthorne Racecourse Program Sellers Ratify New Contracts

Hawthorne Racecourse Program Sellers Ratify New Contracts

| January 27, 2016

Teamsters Local 727 representatives secured new one-year contracts for program sellers at Hawthorne Racecourse and Hawthorne-Corliss OTB.

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