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CVS Claims Years of Overworking and Undervaluing Pharmacists is Justifiable Because ‘There Hasn’t Been a Mass Exodus’ of Workers

CVS Claims Years of Overworking and Undervaluing Pharmacists is Justifiable Because ‘There Hasn’t Been a Mass Exodus’ of Workers

| February 5, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and representatives of retail pharmacy giant CVS (NYSE: CVS) returned to the bargaining table on Thursday, January 30, marking the first time in over a year that the parties met to continue negotiating a successor collective bargaining agreement for CVS pharmacists.  The meeting was scheduled as a result of the Union’s recent […]

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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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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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