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The Strength and Persistence of Local 727 Results in Creation of a Bypass to Osco’s Biometric System

| October 19, 2017

Earlier this year, Teamsters Local 727 filed a grievance against Osco for violating the collective bargaining agreement by its unilateral implementation of a biometric system which prevented pharmacists from taking uninterrupted breaks. Osco and Local 727 were unable to resolve the issue during the grievance process. The Union then submitted the grievance to arbitration. In […]

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CVS Shows Disregard for Pharmacists’ Concerns by Wasting Time During Latest Mediation Session

| October 6, 2017

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and CVS management resumed negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on October 3, 2017. The Union, as in previous negotiations, was forthright in expressing its desire to reach a fair agreement. Unfortunately, CVS continued to waste time and make no movement. The Union began negotiations by rejecting CVS’s […]

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Know Your Rights Concerning Osco’s Recent Pharmacy Store Hour Changes

Know Your Rights Concerning Osco’s Recent Pharmacy Store Hour Changes

| September 29, 2017

It is the Union’s understanding that Osco informed pharmacists today that Osco will be changing the operating hours of select pharmacies in the Chicago area. According to Osco, the changes will go into effect Sunday, October 15, 2017, and will affect the following 36 Osco pharmacy locations: Store #3455, 3519, 3426, 2501, 3241, 3059, 3484, […]

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Union and CVS to Resume Mediation on October 3rd

Union and CVS to Resume Mediation on October 3rd

| September 27, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 and CVS management are headed back to the negotiating table Tuesday, October 3, 2017, and will continue mediation for a new contract. The Union is continuing to fight for the demands from pharmacists and is eager to see long-awaited movement from CVS. “Getting CVS to schedule the October 3rd mediation date proved […]

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CVS Again Wastes Time in Latest Round of Negotiation

| July 27, 2017

The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and CVS management continued negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Just like the last meeting between the two parties, the Union wasted no time in expressing its willingness to reach a deal. CVS, however, again delayed nearly all day in responding to the […]

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