Archive for October, 2018

Union Immediately Quashes Attempted Unilateral Change by CVS

| October 30, 2018

Earlier this month, Teamsters Local 727 learned that CVS was attempting to unilaterally implement a new “Two-Step Verification Process” which would require pharmacists to verify prescriptions both before and after a pharmacy technician filled it.  Such a procedure was not only a massive drain on the already limited time pharmacists have to complete CVS’s ever-growing […]

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Rollex Corp. Acts in Bad Faith, Disrespects Local 727 Members by Storming Out of Negotiations

Rollex Corp. Acts in Bad Faith, Disrespects Local 727 Members by Storming Out of Negotiations

| October 30, 2018

CHICAGO, October 30, 2018 — Teamsters Local 727 maintained its demand for fair wages and the respectful treatment of its members as the Union bargaining committee and the metal siding and home product manufacturer Rollex Corporation reconvened negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement yesterday, October 29th. After Rollex management arrived to negotiations forty-five minutes […]

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Local 727 Members Okay Bargaining Committee to Initiate Strike Against Rollex Corporation in Sunday Vote

| October 29, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 members employed as production and maintenance workers by Rollex Corporation voted yesterday, Sunday, October 28th, to authorize the Union bargaining committee to initiate a strike should the Company’s bad faith bargaining during negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement continue. Despite Local 727’s attempts to schedule multiple bargaining sessions well in advance […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Legal & Educational Assistance Fund Awards $3.1 Million in College Tuition Reimbursement

Teamsters Local 727 Legal & Educational Assistance Fund Awards $3.1 Million in College Tuition Reimbursement

| October 26, 2018

The Teamsters Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund awarded a record-setting $3.1 million in college tuition and educational fee reimbursements this month to hundreds of eligible participants, their spouses, and dependents. Since the program’s inception in 1999, the Teamsters Local 727 Legal and Educational Assistance Fund Board of Trustees have distributed over $27 million […]

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Local 727 Resolves Grievance with Skyway, Part-Time Employees to Receive Owed Vacation Time

| October 25, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 has successfully resolved a grievance with Skyway Concessions Co. regarding the method used to calculate vacation accrual for part-time employees.  The grievance was originally filed earlier this summer when the Union was informed that part-time employees who worked an average of 80 hours or more per pay period were not accruing vacation […]

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