Archive for October, 2020

Osco Continues Down Same Tired Road During October 15 Bargaining Session

Osco Continues Down Same Tired Road During October 15 Bargaining Session

| October 23, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and Osco Drug, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Albertsons, met on Thursday, October 15th and resumed bargaining in a federally mediated session. Minimal movement was made around wages and scheduling. Osco continued down the same tired road by packaging proposals with a drastically reduced new hire rate, expanding 12-hour shift stores […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Achieves Protections Against “New Technology” for Outside Bargaining Unit Members

Teamsters Local 727 Achieves Protections Against “New Technology” for Outside Bargaining Unit Members

| October 20, 2020

Shortly before the coronavirus pandemic began, Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) management contacted the Union about Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). The Company informed Union representatives that, with no notice to the Union, they had installed ELDs inside distribution members’ trucks. According to KDP management, ELDs are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and record […]

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Labor Services Solutions Forced by NLRB To Post Notice of Violations

Labor Services Solutions Forced by NLRB To Post Notice of Violations

| October 13, 2020

After illegally furloughing dozens of Union members who provide essential valet parking service to patients, visitors and staff at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) during the Covid-19 pandemic, valet company Labor Services Solutions, LLC (aka Valet Parking Authority Services) has now been ordered by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to post and […]

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October General Membership Meeting Notice

October General Membership Meeting Notice

| October 11, 2020

In an effort to keep all of our 727 members safe the October General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below).           October General Membership Meeting Details                                Date: October 25, 2020       […]

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First Transit Pays Thousands of Dollars in Lost Wages to University of Chicago Drivers

First Transit Pays Thousands of Dollars in Lost Wages to University of Chicago Drivers

| October 8, 2020

When Drivers at First Transit’s University of Chicago location informed the Union that they had not received the correct annual raise guaranteed by their CBA, representatives of the Union quickly filed a grievance.  In the course of investigating this issue, the Union discovered that not only were the reports from Drivers true, but a few of […]

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