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National Director's March 2020 Update
AMFA
AMFA – QX ASAP ERC Representatives Election Results
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Congrats Mike!
GCC/IBT District Council 4
Covid-19 and Unemployment Benefits
GCC/IBT District Council 4
Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
Teamsters local 570
Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
Teamsters Local 355
 
     

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National Director's March 2020 Update
04/02/20 - AMFA
April 2, 2020 -- The month of March has been a whirlwind of changes for our nation. We now have positive cases of the COVID-19 amongst our membership and many remain in self-quarantine to help to prevent the spread of this virus. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who have contracted and who have been affected by COVID-19.
AMFA – QX ASAP ERC Representatives Election Results
04/02/20 - AMFA
April 2, 2020 -- In March 2020, AMFA National called for nominations to fill the positions of Primary and Alternate AMFA – Horizon Air (QX) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative. Horizon Air members of Local 14 were allowed to submit names in nomination for these positions. Following the close of the Willingness to Serve process of this election, there is only one candidate for each position...
Congrats Mike!
04/02/20 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
Congratulations to our very own Mike Consolino on winning the election for the GCC/IBT General Board Central Region. We need strong leadership that we can all depend! Mike will make sure we are represented professionally, and our voice will be heard. We would like to thank all the members who took the time to vote.
Covid-19 and Unemployment Benefits
04/02/20 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
As we are all aware our Country and State are suffering a Virus Pandemic and as a result many of our brothers and sisters have been laid off due to lack of work. Unfortunately, many companies financially are not able to keep their employees working.
Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
04/02/20 - Teamsters local 570
Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
04/02/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
*IMPORTANT* A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT   During this difficult and challenging time I have instructed all Business Agents to reach out to each and every member to see if you need anything work related or on a personal basis.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (FFCRA OR ACT)
04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 179
For additional information, go to the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division:  https://www.dol.
NEW TeamCare App
04/02/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
NEW …. MYTEAMCARE APP To assist Local Unions and our members, we’re happy to announce the launch of the new MyTeamCare app.  The app is a new way to find the benefits information you need. With the app, the features of our website are at your fingertips anytime, anywhere.
April Union Meeting
04/02/20 - IUEC Local 10
Dear Brothers and Sisters, We have cancelled the Union Meeting for April 9, 2020.  For those who were to be inducted at the April meeting, we will reschedule for the May meeting. Stay safe and stay healthy.
Swire Coca Cola Contract Negotiations Update
04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 162
While the unprecedented global pandemic continues, your Union continues to negotiate with your Employer to reach a total tentative contract agreement worthy of our recommendation and your vote.  Negotiations began the week of March 2nd when there had only been a few confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oregon.
Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
COVID 19 Pandemic Scenarios and Benefits Available
04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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Dean Foods Bankruptcy Update
04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19
04/02/20 - CWA Local 7777
A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19 (Last updated: April 1, 2020, 9:57AM) COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on our state economy. Tens of thousands of Coloradoans have lost their jobs since early March with additional lay-offs and furloughs expected in the weeks and months ahead.
Trump NLRB cancels union representation elections
04/02/20 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
On March 31, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a rule making it harder for workers to win and keep a union. At the same time, the Trump NLRB has suspended all union elections, including mail ballot elections.
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS COVID-19 RESOURCE PAGE
04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 179
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is providing a COVID-19 resource page. You can visit the resource page here:  https://teamster.
COVID-19 BUSINESS
04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 414
NOTICE NOTICE NOTICE NOTICE EFFECTIVE March 31, 2020, until further notice! Business will be handled by appointment only. If you need to speak with or make an Appointment with Jeanine or with your Business Agent, please leave a message at 260-483-7159. Stay Safe! AGENTS AND OFFICE STAFF WILL BE WORKING HOURS IN AND OUT OF THE OFFICE. General Membership Meetings are Postponed until further notice.
IATSE Local 488 Covid 19 Resources For Members
04/01/20 - IATSE Local 488
We hope this Resource List provides you and your family some relief during this crisis. If you have resources you have found useful please email suggestions along with a link to NorthernBA@IATSE488.org & SouthernBA@IATSE488.org. Additionally there is link to Dislocated Worker (which we qualify for) and a webinar being offered by WorkSource (Oregon Unemployment) and Worksystems, Inc.
Hoffa: Lawmakers Must Prioritize Safety of All Essential Workers
04/01/20 - Teamsters local 570
Apr. 1, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH |  Our country is currently facing unprecedented uncertainty due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is not only threatening our health but our wallets as well. Many workers are rightfully worried about the future. There are no easy answers.
Days of Action: ZOOM Town Hall
04/01/20 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
COVID-19 Employee Town Hall at Management Coffee - April 2 at 9:30 a.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://hsc-unm.zoom.
April Worker to Worker
04/01/20 - UAW Local 4911
April Worker to Worker now available.  Please share with your union brother & sister as we don't have everyone's email.
Today, Equal Pay Day, There Are 11 Things You Must Know
04/01/20 - Teamsters local 570
Apr. 1, 2020 | WAGES |  Equal Pay Day calls attention to the persistent moral and economic injustice working women face. For a woman to earn as much as a man, she has to work a full year, plus more than a hundred extra days, all the way to April 10. The problem is even worse for women of color, LGBTQ women and part-time workers.
Hoffa: Lawmakers Must Prioritize Safety of All Essential Workers
04/01/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Apr. 1, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH |  Our country is currently facing unprecedented uncertainty due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is not only threatening our health but our wallets as well. Many workers are rightfully worried about the future. There are no easy answers.
National Health and Welfare Plan Update
04/01/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Information regarding COVID-19 related updates to the National Health and Welfare Plan
OPEN LETTER - COVID-19
04/01/20 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
Open Letter to the APWU Members         On behalf of the Cleveland Area Local 72, I Daleo Freeman, being convinced that it is imperative that we keep you abreast of the ever-changing situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, has assembled a COVID Task Force to disseminate all information to the membership.
Hazard Pay for Verizon Techs update
04/01/20 - CWA Local 2222
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UPSEU Members Press On Amid Covid Risk
04/01/20 - UPSEU

The New Haven DPW Crew, members of UPSEU Local 424, were recently highlighted in the New Haven Independent article by Thomas Breen on Mar 27, 2020 for their continued hard work serving the public during a national pandemic.

UI Waiting Week
04/01/20 - IBEW local 14
Over 115,000 Wisconsinites have filed for unemployment insurance as the coronavirus public health emergency wreaks havoc on our economy. Last week over 1.5 million calls were made to Wisconsin’s unemployment insurance office. Our out of work brothers and sisters deserve immediate assistance and immediate action.
Union meetings, Probationary meetings,Eboard, Informational meetings
04/01/20 - IUEC Local 18
Due to the Governer, and Mayors orders on meetings, and groups all in oerson meetings will not be held in the month of April. Stay tuned here to the website for updates concerning May's meetings.
Primary AMFA – SWA ASAP ERC Representative and OLR Election Results
04/01/20 - AMFA
April 1, 2020 In March 2020, AMFA National called for nominations to fill the positions of Primary AMFA– SWA Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative and Primary AMFA–SWA Outsourcing Liaison Representative (OLR). Southwest Airlines members of Locals 4, 11, 18, and 32 were allowed to submit names in nomination for these positions.
Today, Equal Pay Day, There Are 11 Things You Must Know
04/01/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Apr. 1, 2020 | WAGES |  Equal Pay Day calls attention to the persistent moral and economic injustice working women face. For a woman to earn as much as a man, she has to work a full year, plus more than a hundred extra days, all the way to April 10. The problem is even worse for women of color, LGBTQ women and part-time workers.
Hoffa: Lawmakers Must Prioritize Safety of All Essential Workers
04/01/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Apr. 1, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH |  Our country is currently facing unprecedented uncertainty due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is not only threatening our health but our wallets as well. Many workers are rightfully worried about the future. There are no easy answers.
COVID-19 Executive Order from Governor Greg Abbott
04/01/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
As of Wednesday, March 31, 2020, there have been fifty (50) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in El Paso County (not including Fort Bliss), and we now have confirmed "community spread," which means the virus is spreading within the local community, as opposed to individuals getting the virus while traveling. Following "Stay Home, Work Safe" orders is more important than ever.
Brothers and Sisters
04/01/20 - IUEC Local 18
LA Building and Safety has come out with new guide lines that MUST be adhered to on construction sites and on Mod/repair jobs where applicable. If we all do not take these guidelines seriuosly the city and for that matter the state is considering shut down all construction in this state. Look under Important updates to see ther requirements.
Retail and Carrier Videos COVID
03/31/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Below are two links for the general public via social media outlets to educate and guide them on being mindful to social distance when at the retail units and when carriers are delivering their mail.  Please share this with all employees! Retail video: https://usps.screenlight.tv/shares/4Do27ziTtfmZyze41lwMQIJxLgcpLens?_=1585662642563 Carrier video: https://usps.screenlight.
FEDERAL EMPLOYEE RIGHTS PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT
03/31/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires the Federal government to provide all of its employees with paid sick leave and, for employees who are covered under Title I of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), with expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.
Amazon, Instacart Workers Strike Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
03/31/20 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 31, 2020  | HEALTH |  As much of the country is under “shelter in place” orders to help flatten the curve, Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods’ employees’ safety is in jeopardy. And many of them walked off the job yesterday to pressure the companies to step-up protections and pay.
April Membership Meeting
03/31/20 - Teamsters Local 776
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Rescheduling Conference -- Save the NEW Date Flyer with INFO
03/31/20 - AFSCME Local 132
What do you need to know? SAME Conference, we just moved the dates to the fall. SAME classes, SAME cost You will need to re-apply for the voucher as current ones will expire by then (based on what we know). Re-apply after July 1 You will need to ALTER your HOTEL reservation (if you made one) You WILL need to re-register.
Note from Your Business Manager
03/31/20 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
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RRB Benefit Flexibility Q&A
03/31/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has issued a Q&A regarding flexibility of RUIA benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amazon, Instacart Workers Strike Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
03/31/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 31, 2020  | HEALTH |  As much of the country is under “shelter in place” orders to help flatten the curve, Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods’ employees’ safety is in jeopardy. And many of them walked off the job yesterday to pressure the companies to step-up protections and pay.
Message from IUEC Safety Committee --COVID 19
03/31/20 - IUEC Local 71
Brothers and Sisters, If the COVID19 crisis is causing you and your family members stress, anxiety or hindering your daily life, please follow the link to Beacon Health or call our MAP at 800-331-4824 24/7 for help. https://www.achievesolutions.net/achievesolutions/en/nei/Content.do.
Airlines Must Take The Relief Grants To Help Their Employees
03/31/20 - AMFA
March 31, 2020 -- On March 27, Congress passed a massive financial package to relieve the unprecedented economic impact from the global COVID-19 pandemic, which the President signed into law. This includes targeted relief to airlines like the ones where our expert mechanics currently work, Southwest, Alaska and Horizon.
FFCRA and CARES Summary of Legislation
03/31/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
COVID-19 FEDERAL LEGISLATION:  WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Congress has passed two major pieces of legislation to deal with the coronavirus crisis, the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (“FFCRA”) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  Both include important protections for workers affected by the current crisis.
New Pay Information
03/31/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
https://apwu.org/pay-information Take a moment and go to apwu.org/pay-information above to look at the new pay charts from the new contract.
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