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SHAME ON YOU CHICAGO TRIBUNE!

SHAME ON YOU CHICAGO TRIBUNE!

| March 25, 2020

Across the nation, city and state governments are mandating “shelter-in-place” orders to protect American workers and slow the spread of COVID-19. During these shelter-in-place orders, only businesses that are deemed “essential” are able to operate. Many of these companies know that these front-line essential workers are putting themselves and their families at risk to help […]

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727 Seeks Help From Governor Pritzker & Mayor Lightfoot

727 Seeks Help From Governor Pritzker & Mayor Lightfoot

| March 25, 2020

Local 727 is continuing to do everything it can to combat the existing safety and job loss concerns that have arisen since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and recently sent a letter to Mayor Lightfoot and Governor Pritzker informing them of unauthorized furloughs implemented by some of Chicago’s largest employers. While the Local is pleased to […]

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KEURIG DR PEPPER’S ANTI-UNION TACTICS CONTINUE

KEURIG DR PEPPER’S ANTI-UNION TACTICS CONTINUE

| March 24, 2020

Last week, Teamsters Local 727 sent all soda companies represented by 727, including the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE:KDP), a detailed information request that asked companies to explain measures they planned to take in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the union requested: 1) the sick leave and/or attendance policy […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Successful in Demanding That Osco Do More for Its Frontline Pharmacists

| March 24, 2020

Last week, Osco Pharmacists across Chicagoland informed the Union that they were not receiving proper staffing, personal protective equipment, or communication from their employer during this global pandemic. Despite this, the pharmacists represented by Teamsters Local 727, bravely continued to do the invaluable job of filling vital prescriptions, providing necessary consultation, administering vaccinations, and performing […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Strength Shows Through In Light of Stay At Home Order

Teamsters Local 727 Strength Shows Through In Light of Stay At Home Order

| March 20, 2020

Today, Governor Pritzker issued a state-wide Illinois “stay at home order” to mitigate and hopefully slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and save lives. The stay at home order will begin Saturday March 21st, at 5 pm. The stay at home order explicitly forces all businesses except for “essential services” to temporarily close. Essential service […]

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