"Collective bargaining by professionals and knowledge workers represents a new way forward for American labor. Our job now is to provide strong union representation for our new members at Osco, and demonstrate that organized labor has a lot to offer in the information era," said Local 340 President Brett Miller. "If more people follow the Osco pharmacists' example, the labor movement will be able to secure a better deal for all working Americans in the 21st Century, just as it did in the 20th."
Teamsters Local 340 represents pharmacists at Shaw's locations in the following 15 towns: Auburn, Augusta, Bangor, Brunswick, Dover-Foxcroft, Ellsworth, Freeport, Lewiston, Portland, Rockland, Saco, Sanford, Scarborough, Waterville and Westbrook. Local 340 represents several thousand workers across Maine in the public and private sectors.
Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 1.4 million hardworking men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Visit www.teamster.org for more information. Follow us on Twitter @Teamsters and "like" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/teamsters.
Brett Miller, (207) 756-4704
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SOURCE Teamsters Local 340