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New York Times Article Highlights Retail Pharmacists’ Struggles, Pressing Need for Effective & Enforceable State Standards

| February 3, 2020

A recent New York Times report shines a light on the dangers of overworking pharmacists: “In letters to state regulatory boards and in interviews with The New York Times, many pharmacists at companies like CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens described understaffed and chaotic workplaces where they said it had become difficult to perform their jobs […]

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Local 727 Stands in Solidarity with Local 320 Members Striking in Minnesota

| January 16, 2020

According to recent press releases from Teamsters Local 320, members of the Minnesota local who are employed by the St. Louis County Public Works Department initiated a work stoppage against their employer yesterday, Wednesday, January 15.  The group of approximately 180 Teamsters is comprised of snow plow operators and mechanics, bridge workers, building maintenance employees, […]

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Local 727 Stands in Solidarity with Indiana Teachers as they Demand Change

| November 21, 2019

Over 100 school districts in Indiana closed on Tuesday as thousands of teachers and their allies joined together to protest outside of the state’s capital, according to ABC News.  In an impressive show of solidarity, the Indiana State Teachers Association organized the “Red for Ed” day of action to demand better pay for teachers, a […]

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MARCH FRIDAY to Support the Loyola Graduate Workers’ Union as they Fight for Recognition and a Fair Contract

| November 7, 2019

The Loyola Graduate Workers’ Union, which represents Loyola University graduate students who work as teaching assistants, research assistants, program assistants, and fellowship teachers, has been fighting for nearly three years for recognition and a seat at the bargaining table.  The workers have demanded livable wages and recognition since February 2017. On November 22, the Trump […]

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Chicago Tribune Article Highlights Teamsters’ Refusal to Cross Teacher Picket Lines

Chicago Tribune Article Highlights Teamsters’ Refusal to Cross Teacher Picket Lines

| October 28, 2019

Classes in public schools across Chicago were cancelled for an eighth day today as members of the Chicago Teachers Union continue their strike and fight to improve working conditions and schools. In the days since the strike first began, members of Teamsters Local 705 who are employed as UPS drivers have refused to cross the […]

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