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Keurig Dr Pepper Replaces Hazard Pay with Thanksgiving Turkey

Keurig Dr Pepper Replaces Hazard Pay with Thanksgiving Turkey

| November 24, 2020

Most years, the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper, gives their employees a turkey at Thanksgiving. This year, the company is claiming it is a recognition of employees’ efforts throughout the COVID-19 crisis. After discontinuing hazard pay and trying to limit which members the Union had on its bargaining committee, Keurig Dr […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Finds That Jewel-Osco Pharmacies Are Not Adequately Cleaned Following COVID-19 Exposure

Teamsters Local 727 Finds That Jewel-Osco Pharmacies Are Not Adequately Cleaned Following COVID-19 Exposure

| November 23, 2020

As COVID-19 cases double in the Chicagoland area in a matter of days, Jewel-Osco, a wholly owned subsidiary of Albertsons NYSE:ACI, has done little to mitigate and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in its pharmacies. Pharmacists perform the vital work of providing medication and medical advice to our communities, including those that are most vulnerable. […]

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November General Membership Meeting Notice

November General Membership Meeting Notice

| November 8, 2020

In an effort to keep all of our 727 members safe the November General Membership meeting will be held via Zoom (details below).           November General Membership Meeting Details                                Date: November 22, 2020       […]

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Local 727 Hawthorne Race Track Members Secure Benefits Over Winter Months

Local 727 Hawthorne Race Track Members Secure Benefits Over Winter Months

| November 5, 2020

On November 1st, Hawthorne Race Track Parkers, Starters, and Valets unanimously ratified a sixteen-month contract which will secure Employer contributions to the Teamsters Local 727 Health and Welfare, Pension, and Legal & Educational Assistance Funds during the winter months of January and February when the Track is closed; this term purposely coincides with the building […]

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Osco Continues Down Same Tired Road During October 15 Bargaining Session

Osco Continues Down Same Tired Road During October 15 Bargaining Session

| October 23, 2020

Teamsters Local 727 and Osco Drug, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Albertsons, met on Thursday, October 15th and resumed bargaining in a federally mediated session. Minimal movement was made around wages and scheduling. Osco continued down the same tired road by packaging proposals with a drastically reduced new hire rate, expanding 12-hour shift stores […]

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