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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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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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