ROMEOVILLE, Ill., Dec 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, cannabis sales consultants and dispensing inventory specialists are at the Verilife pharmacy in Romeoville, Ill. overwhelmingly voted to join Teamsters Local 777.
“We are pleased that these workers are part of the Romeoville Their brothers and sisters from Verilife of. connected North river and Arlington Heights To become a member of our Teamster family, “said Jim Glimco, President of Local 777. “The workers who are the backbone of these companies are rising and the momentum we have speaks for itself. Let it know no matter where you are Illinois“The cannabis industry is a union industry.”
Verilife has since opened eight pharmacies Illinois introduced legalization, making it one of the fastest growing cannabis companies in the state. Chris Smith cannabis sales advisor and pharmacy inventory specialist Stephanie Moore were both part of the Verilife Romeoville organizing campaign.
“I supported the formation of a union with the Teamsters because it will make a difference for ALL workers in the cannabis industry,” said Smith.
“By forming a union with the Teamsters, we’re making history in this industry,” said Moore. “This is a great opportunity to prepare ourselves and future generations for amazing achievements!”
Teamsters Local 777 was founded in 1937 and represents workers in a variety of industries throughout Chicago Area. More information is available at https://www.teamsters777.org/.
Matt McQuaid, (202) 624-6877
SOURCE Teamsters Local 777