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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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Meet the Teamsters Brothers and Sisters of Fleischmann’s Vinegar

| September 3, 2020

Members of Teamsters Local 727 who work at Fleischmann’s Vinegar, the world’s largest producer of commercial vinegar, have continued to push forward through the pandemic, doing their part to keep the U.S. supply chain up and running. A typical day at their Gage Park facility, located at 48th and Oakley Ave, involves members of 727 loading […]

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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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