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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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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 Fights for Passage of New Pharmacy Work Rules in Chicago

| March 15, 2017

An ordinance was recently introduced by Ald. Edward Burke that mirrors the language of House Bill 2392, which calls for new pharmacy work rules. Teamsters Local 727 is determined to see that the ordinance gets a fair hearing in the Chicago City Council. “We’re pleased that Alderman Burke has proposed this ordinance for deliberation,” said […]

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Local 727 Fights for Better Pharmacy Standards, Working Conditions

Local 727 Fights for Better Pharmacy Standards, Working Conditions

| January 17, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 last year met with Illinois state representatives and prepared proposals for new legislation aimed at addressing the concerns of Teamster-represented Osco and CVS pharmacists.

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Union Still Fighting Against CVS Management’s Denial of Baby Bonding Time

| September 16, 2016

Teamsters Local 727 is still fighting against CVS management’s wrongful denial of baby bonding time. Earlier this year, three CVS members were promised time off for baby bonding by CVS management as part of the company’s policy. Management then rescinded its promises, saying the pharmacists were not eligible because they are union members.

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