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Two CVS pharmacies join new national pharmacy union

The CVS pharmacy logo is displayed on a sign above a CVS Health Corp. store in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 7, 2024.

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Pharmacy staff at two CVS retail stores in Rhode Island voted to join a new national pharmacy union on Friday, signaling growing momentum in a movement to help thousands of U.S. pharmacy workers address what they allege are unsafe working conditions

Pharmacy workers at locations open 24 hours a day in Wakefield and Westerly won their union elections, making them the first stores to unionize in CVS’s home state, according to a release from the union. It comes a month after a CVS Omnicare pharmacy in Las Vegas — which is not customer facing became the first location to join the union, known as The Pharmacy Guild

The labor group will represent them in negotiations with CVS. 

“These are the first brick-and-mortar classic CVS…

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