SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmacists at Osco Drug have voted to become members of Teamsters Local 340 in South Portland, Maine. The newly organized group consists of 20 pharmacists who work for Osco pharmacies located within 16 Shaw's supermarkets throughout Maine.
"We are excited to work with the Osco pharmacists in securing them the powerful representation that Teamsters Local 340 can bring to their workplace," said Brett Miller, President of Local 340. "We will work tirelessly, providing them with the best representation to improve their working conditions and negotiate a strong contract that puts their rights and protections on paper."
"Labor is under attack in our great state. Now more than ever, workers are uniting to have a voice at the table," said Local 340 organizer Ed Marzano. "Osco pharmacists delivered that message loud and clear by voting for Teamster representation."
Teamsters Local 340 represents approximately 3,800 men and women working in both 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 on Facebook at www.facebook.com/teamsters.
Contact: Brett Miller, (207) 767-2106 Ed Marzano, (207) 756-5881