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Local 727 Makes Waves at Latest Meeting of IL Pharmacy Task Force

| January 4, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 continued the fight for pharmacy reform at the most recent meeting of the Illinois Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, where the issue of distracting superfluous duties assigned to pharmacists was the latest matter to be considered. Local 727 representatives in attendance informed the Task Force of the numerous […]

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Osco Misclassification of Pharmacy Students to be Remedied Thanks to Union Settlement

Osco Misclassification of Pharmacy Students to be Remedied Thanks to Union Settlement

| December 5, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 filed a grievance earlier this year when the Union was informed by a pharmacist that one of the pharmacy students working in the store was being misclassified and paid by Osco as a technician despite the student’s enrollment in pharmacy school. Immediately upon learning of this glaring misclassification, Local 727 filed a […]

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CVS Pharmacists Day of Strength

CVS Pharmacists Day of Strength

| November 6, 2018

Local 727 invites all union members to join CVS Pharmacists for a Day of Strength!

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Union Immediately Quashes Attempted Unilateral Change by CVS

| October 30, 2018

Earlier this month, Teamsters Local 727 learned that CVS was attempting to unilaterally implement a new “Two-Step Verification Process” which would require pharmacists to verify prescriptions both before and after a pharmacy technician filled it.  Such a procedure was not only a massive drain on the already limited time pharmacists have to complete CVS’s ever-growing […]

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Aetna Responds to Teamsters Local 727 Letters to Executives, No Word from CVS

| October 22, 2018

CHICAGO, October 22, 2018 – Only days after Teamsters Local 727 mailed letters to top executives of Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), an Aetna representative informed the Union that the Company had opened an investigation into Local 727’s reports of CVS (NYSE: CVS) deflecting “all Union attempts to bargain in good faith, while seeking to limit […]

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