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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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Local 727 Ratifies New Contract for Chicago Tribune Drivers, Paving Way for Pension Fund Merger

| April 12, 2017

Teamsters Local No. 727 ratified a new contract for Chicago Tribune drivers that paves the way for the merger of the Tribune’s and 727’s pension funds. The contract was ratified at Local 727’s office in Park Ridge, IL. For the merger of the funds to occur, the Tribune Company must agree to pay a vast […]

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Join Local 727 for Rally at Union Park on International Workers’ Day

| April 12, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017, marks International Workers’ Day around the world. Here in Chicago, the day is being honored with a rally at Union Park beginning at 1:00 p.m. We’re asking all our Teamster brothers and sisters to attend so our presence can be felt by the powers-that-be in the city, state and nationally. “May […]

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Local 727 Wins Arbitration Award for Osco Pharmacists

| April 10, 2017

Teamsters Local No. 727 was awarded an arbitration win on behalf of the more than 500 Osco pharmacists it represents. Arbitrator Elliott H. Goldstein ordered Osco to “cease and desist from enforcing any requirement that staff or head pharmacists obtain outside flu clinics or leads for outside flu clinics” as part of their daily job […]

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Local 727 and Hyatt O’Hare Ratify Richest Contract in Hyatt History

| April 5, 2017

After many bargaining sessions and countless hours, the Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and Hyatt Regency O’Hare management reached agreement on a new contract for the hotel’s 34 union members, which include shuttle bus drivers, bellmen, doormen, and valet hikers. Ratified, members will receive a full wage increase retroactive to January 1, 2017, the first […]

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