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Chicago Tribune Highlights Union’s Efforts to Reform Pharmacy Work Standards

| July 14, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 represents more than 640 pharmacists at Osco and CVS, and the union has seen first-hand how a lack of adequate work standards can be detrimental to both pharmacists and to the public they serve. That’s why Local 727, in conjunction with Teamster pharmacists and other allies, has been advocating for new pharmacy […]

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CVS Bargaining Update

CVS Bargaining Update

| July 14, 2017

The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining team and CVS management have scheduled their next meeting for Wednesday, July 26, 2017. During the last negotiating session on May 23, the federal mediator presented a supposal that would include the following provisions: 2.75% wage increase for pharmacists Retroactivity back to May 5, 2016 One-time lump sum ratification bonus […]

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NLRB Finds Merit with Local 727’s Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against Osco

| June 21, 2017

Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board has found merit with the unfair labor practice charge Teamsters Local 727 filed in January over Jewel/Osco’s unlawful refusal to provide information about its employee benefits plans unless the union signed a confidentiality agreement. The Board has issued a complaint against the company. “We’re happy that Region […]

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Local 727 Files Labor Board Charge Against CVS for Unilateral Changes Affecting Part-Time Employees

| June 13, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against CVS for implementing unlawful unilateral changes concerning part-time employees. After recently instituting a new time-keeping system for part-time employees, CVS, without notifying or bargaining with the union, is now requiring part-time pharmacists to clock in and […]

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Union Files Grievance Over Osco’s Failure to Follow Bidding Process on Open Positions

| June 13, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 recently filed a grievance against Osco claiming that the company is failing to follow the usual bidding process concerning open positions. The union is claiming that Osco is only posting positions for 48 hours, when the positions should be posted for a longer period. Osco’s actions also directly contradict language in the […]

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