Archive for September, 2020

Voting is Power

Voting is Power

| September 24, 2020

By casting a ballot, Americans have the opportunity to effect change and make their voices heard. Members should consider early voting during the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid crowds, long lines, and wait times on election day. Provided below is helpful information on registering to vote, early voting locations, labor-friendly candidates endorsed by 727, and important […]

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Vitalant Shows Their Appreciation to Teamsters Local 727 Members

Vitalant Shows Their Appreciation to Teamsters Local 727 Members

| September 14, 2020

On September 3rd, Teamsters Local 727 signed an agreement with Vitalant that will give all eligible Distribution and Mobile members a monetary bonus on their September 18 paychecks. In a letter to employees, President and CEO Dave Green thanked the hardworking employees for the loyalty that they have shown during 2020 to the work, the donors, […]

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September General Membership Meeting Notice

September General Membership Meeting Notice

| September 13, 2020

In an effort to keep all of our 727 members safe, the September General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below). September General Membership Meeting Details                                Date: September 27, 2020                 […]

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CDC Confirms The Vital Roles That Pharmacists Play In Distributing COVID-19 Vaccine

CDC Confirms The Vital Roles That Pharmacists Play In Distributing COVID-19 Vaccine

| September 10, 2020

As the race for a COVID-19 vaccine continues, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated last week that pharmacists will be able to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to children and adults once a vaccine becomes available. According to Redfield, “pharmacies will continue to be an important component […]

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MV Transportation Withholds Taxpayer Funds Rightly Owed to Division 422 Employees

MV Transportation Withholds Taxpayer Funds Rightly Owed to Division 422 Employees

| September 8, 2020

In March 2020, over one hundred Teamsters Local 727 brothers and sisters who work as paratransit drivers and aides for MV Transportation Division 422 found themselves out of work when schools were closed as a preventative measure taken to combat the spread of COVID-19. Practically overnight, these hardworking service workers, responsible each day for safely bringing […]

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