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Local 727 Files Labor Board Charge Against CVS for Unilateral Changes Affecting Part-Time Employees

| June 13, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 filed an unfair labor practice charge with Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board against CVS for implementing unlawful unilateral changes concerning part-time employees. After recently instituting a new time-keeping system for part-time employees, CVS, without notifying or bargaining with the union, is now requiring part-time pharmacists to clock in and […]

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Illinois Labor Society Walking Tour

Illinois Labor Society Walking Tour

| June 13, 2017

Tour of The Historic Pullman District Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee will be hosting a walking tour of the Historic Pullman District on Saturday July 8, 2017. The tour begins at 10:00 a.m. We meet at 11141 South Cottage Grove. Women Committee members are free to participate. The fee for family and friends is $10 […]

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SMG Won’t Budge on Severance Pay, Health Care Benefits for Laid Off Workers at McCormick Place

| June 13, 2017

BARGAINING UPDATE Teamsters Local 727 met recently with SMG management for effects bargaining from the lay-off of 32 security officers at McCormick Place. The company has refused to discuss any severance pay or provide health care benefits to the laid off workers unless the union agrees to have members relinquish their recall rights. Prior to […]

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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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Local 727 and Standard Parking Ratify New 5-Year Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

Local 727 and Standard Parking Ratify New 5-Year Contract for Shuttle Bus Drivers

| June 12, 2017

Teamsters Local 727 and Standard Parking ratified a new collective bargaining agreement for SP shuttle bus drivers. The term is for five years, commencing December 1, 2016 and extending through November 30, 2021. Among the major provisions that the union fought for and won were wage increases each of the five years, more adequate health […]

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