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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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New Pharmacy Work Standards Legislation Expected to Pass Unopposed in the Illinois House

New Pharmacy Work Standards Legislation Expected to Pass Unopposed in the Illinois House

| June 5, 2017

Updated pharmacy work rules that make working conditions more manageable for Illinois pharmacists are a step closer to becoming reality. Illinois House Bill 3462 is poised to officially pass both chambers in the Illinois State House, with no opposition, when the House reconvenes later this summer. The bill creates a task force to consider pharmacy […]

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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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Osco’s Bad Behavior Continues with Apparent Misrepresentation of Information and Delay in Providing Information to Local 727

| April 26, 2017

Last minute failures to provide information or a blown commitment now and then due to unforeseen circumstances are annoying to be sure. When it happens on a regular basis, however, and particularly by one party, then annoyance turns to antipathy and makes the offending party look ridiculous. A pattern of broken commitments and delay tactics […]

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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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