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Union Challenges Violation of Osco Settlement Agreement

| March 7, 2019

Late last year, Teamsters Local 727 filed a grievance against Osco after learning pharmacy students were being misclassified and paid by Osco as technicians despite the student’s enrollment in pharmacy school. In response to the Union’s willingness to pursue the matter through arbitration, Osco agreed that, “affected Employees shall become members of the Teamsters Local […]

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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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