OTHER RECENT UNION NEWS

KEURIG DR PEPPER’S ANTI-UNION TACTICS CONTINUE

KEURIG DR PEPPER’S ANTI-UNION TACTICS CONTINUE

| March 24, 2020

Last week, Teamsters Local 727 sent all soda companies represented by 727, including the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE:KDP), a detailed information request that asked companies to explain measures they planned to take in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the union requested: 1) the sick leave and/or attendance policy […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Successful in Demanding That Osco Do More for Its Frontline Pharmacists

| March 24, 2020

Last week, Osco Pharmacists across Chicagoland informed the Union that they were not receiving proper staffing, personal protective equipment, or communication from their employer during this global pandemic. Despite this, the pharmacists represented by Teamsters Local 727, bravely continued to do the invaluable job of filling vital prescriptions, providing necessary consultation, administering vaccinations, and performing […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Strength Shows Through In Light of Stay At Home Order

Teamsters Local 727 Strength Shows Through In Light of Stay At Home Order

| March 20, 2020

Today, Governor Pritzker issued a state-wide Illinois “stay at home order” to mitigate and hopefully slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and save lives. The stay at home order will begin Saturday March 21st, at 5 pm. The stay at home order explicitly forces all businesses except for “essential services” to temporarily close. Essential service […]

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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

| March 20, 2020

Local 727 has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources from Federal, State and City Governments which are outlined below: FEDERAL RESOURCES CDC Resources and links below – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Protect Yourself What to do if you are sick   Symptoms If you are at a higher risk  How to Prepare Travel  Work Community and Faith-Based Organizations […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Takes a Stand Against Corporate Greed During COVID-19 Pandemic

Teamsters Local 727 Takes a Stand Against Corporate Greed During COVID-19 Pandemic

| March 19, 2020

Over the weekend, the House passed legislation (Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201) in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Some of the key provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act impacting workers includes: 1) requiring employers to give paid sick leave in addition to what employers currently provide for those directly affected by […]

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