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Keurig Dr. Pepper’s Shameful Anti-Worker Behavior Continues

Keurig Dr. Pepper’s Shameful Anti-Worker Behavior Continues

| September 1, 2020

Keurig Dr. Pepper (“KDP”) management has notified members and representatives of Teamsters Local 727 that the Company plans to end COVID-19 hazard pay effective September 12, 2020. Apparently, KDP seems to think that their employees are no longer at risk (i.e. the hazard is gone). As soon as the Union received notice, it sent the […]

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Vitalant Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants Continue to Serve the Community Through the Pandemic

Vitalant Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants Continue to Serve the Community Through the Pandemic

| August 28, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Teamsters Local 727 members who work as Distribution Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants (MUA) at Vitalant in Rosemont have continued to work day-in and day-out, ensuring that the blood donated at one of Vitalant’s twenty Chicagoland donor centers is safely delivered to its next destination.  After a donor generously gives blood, […]

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Union Guarantees that Rollex Members’ Rights are Protected

Union Guarantees that Rollex Members’ Rights are Protected

| August 26, 2020

After Rollex management posted a notice informing employees represented by 727 that they would be required to work on both Saturday August 15th and Sunday August 16th following their regular Monday through Friday weekly schedule, the employees contacted Local 727 and asked for the Union’s help. Union representative Melissa Senatore immediately contacted Rollex management and demanded […]

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SCI Continues to Stall at the Bargaining Table

SCI Continues to Stall at the Bargaining Table

| August 26, 2020

On Tuesday August 18th, Teamsters Local 727 kicked off the seventh-round of negotiations with funeral giant Service Corporation International (SCI) by pressing SCI for an update on the five female Funeral Directors who the Union discovered had been hired under scale and to whom SCI had failed to give some of the negotiated across the […]

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CVS Fined by State Board for Poor Conditions in Pharmacies

CVS Fined by State Board for Poor Conditions in Pharmacies

| July 28, 2020

In an article published earlier this month, the New York Times described dangerous workplace conditions found in multiple CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) locations in Oklahoma that sound all too familiar to workplace conditions described by CVS pharmacists represented by Teamsters Local 727 in the Chicagoland area; conditions that representatives of Local 727 have been bringing to […]

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