OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

NLRB Finds Merit with Local 727’s Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against Osco

| June 21, 2017

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board has found merit with the unfair labor practice charge Teamsters Local 727 filed in January over Jewel/Osco’s unlawful refusal to provide information about its employee benefits plans unless the union signed a confidentiality agreement. The Board has issued a complaint against the company. “We’re happy that Region […]

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School Supplies Donation Drive

| June 20, 2017

Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee and the Teamsters National Black Caucus – Chicago Chapter will be partnering to help children be successful in the upcoming school year. Members will be giving out backpacks with school supplies at the Bud Billiken Parade on August 12th. Local 727 is asking our fellow Teamster brothers and sisters to […]

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FDSA Still Wants Wage Freeze and Has Yet to Agree on Fair Solution to Local 727 Member Benefits

| June 20, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 and Funeral Directors Service Association of Greater Chicago (FDSA) engaged in a third round of negotiations for a new contract last week. While the union and FDSA came to agreement on several minor issues, FDSA management still insists on a wage freeze for the entire term of the contract. The owners have […]

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Can the Tax Rally, June 27

Can the Tax Rally, June 27

| June 19, 2017

Please save the date for the Can the Tax campaign’s rally to be held on Tuesday, June 27th, at the James R. Thompson Center’s outdoor plaza (100 W Randolph St.) from 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Attendees are asked to arrive no later than 10:15 AM. The rally will bring together coalition partners to highlight […]

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Local 727 Files Labor Board Charge Against CVS for Unilateral Changes Affecting Part-Time Employees

| June 13, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against CVS for implementing unlawful unilateral changes concerning part-time employees. After recently instituting a new time-keeping system for part-time employees, CVS, without notifying or bargaining with the union, is now requiring part-time pharmacists to clock in and […]

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