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Osco Finally Acknowledges Rest Break Problems

| October 16, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 met with Osco management on Tuesday, October 9th, to continue discussions on the effectiveness of the new rest break procedures demanded by the Union.  This is the second meeting between the parties since Local 727 demanded new procedures be implemented in an attempt to guarantee pharmacists are able to take uninterrupted rest […]

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CVS Claim that Negotiations are not “Personal” Spurs Outrage from Teamster Local 727 Bargaining Committee

CVS Claim that Negotiations are not “Personal” Spurs Outrage from Teamster Local 727 Bargaining Committee

| October 11, 2018

CHICAGO, October 11, 2018 – CVS (NYSE: CVS) sparked outrage during negotiations with Teamsters Local 727 on Wednesday, October 3rd when the Company’s lead negotiator claimed that CVS’s tactics and proposals throughout more than two years of negotiations, which includes delays, disrespect and insulting proposals, are “not personal, just business.” “For CVS negotiators to suggest […]

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Local 727 Effects Change at IL Pharmacy Task Force Hearing

| October 5, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 remains at the forefront of the fight for pharmacy reform in Illinois. As the representative for hundreds of Osco and CVS pharmacists, Local 727 has witnessed firsthand the dangers understaffing pharmacies and overworking pharmacists can pose to both pharmacists and to the public at large.  This knowledge has driven the Union to […]

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Disrespectful, Dismissive, Delays, CVS’s Bad Faith Bargaining Continues

| September 26, 2018

CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Teamsters Local 727 and CVS (NYSE: CVS) resumed negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement Friday, September 21st, for the first time since Local 727 demanded a return to face-to-face negotiations. With no mediator to hide behind, CVS negotiators were forced to face their employees and speak directly to the […]

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Local 727 Files New Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against CVS

| September 7, 2018

CHICAGO, September 7, 2018 – Today, Teamsters Local 727 filed an Unfair Labor Practice charge against CVS (NYSE: CVS) as a result of the Company’s bad faith bargaining after negotiators continued delay tactics and refused to provide the Union with multiple dates for negotiations. Local 727 demanded a return to face-to-face negotiations after nearly two […]

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