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CVS Wastes Time, Refuses to Make Movement in Latest Round of Mediation

| May 25, 2017

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and CVS management continued negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The union wasted no time in expressing its willingness to reach a deal; however, CVS delayed in responding to the federal mediator’s supposal, which, if accepted by CVS, would signify huge […]

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Osco’s Bad Behavior Continues with Apparent Misrepresentation of Information and Delay in Providing Information to Local 727

| April 26, 2017

Last minute failures to provide information or a blown commitment now and then due to unforeseen circumstances are annoying to be sure. When it happens on a regular basis, however, and particularly by one party, then annoyance turns to antipathy and makes the offending party look ridiculous. A pattern of broken commitments and delay tactics […]

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Local 727 Negotiates Settlement to Reinstate Laid Off CVS Pharmacists

| April 13, 2017

After bringing CVS to the brink of an arbitration hearing, Teamsters Local 727 negotiated a settlement to reinstate 12 pharmacists who had been laid off in March as a result of CVS store closures. All recalled pharmacists will be reinstated at their base hours held at the time of layoff. This settlement resolves a grievance […]

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Local 727 Wins Arbitration Award for Osco Pharmacists

| April 10, 2017

Teamsters Local No. 727 was awarded an arbitration win on behalf of the more than 500 Osco pharmacists it represents. Arbitrator Elliott H. Goldstein ordered Osco to “cease and desist from enforcing any requirement that staff or head pharmacists obtain outside flu clinics or leads for outside flu clinics” as part of their daily job […]

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Osco Unwilling to Compromise on Uniforms

Osco Unwilling to Compromise on Uniforms

| March 16, 2017

Last week, Local 727 filed a grievance due to Osco’s contract violation and past practices concerning new lab coat uniforms. During negotiations, members expressed concern over the quality and appearance of the lab coats provided by the employer. Instead of agreeing to provide better uniforms, Osco refused. As a result, the union stepped up to […]

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