(SAN PEDRO, Calif.)— Truck drivers who are struggling amid declining cargo volume and dangerous working conditions as a result of COVID-19 lined up Thursday to receive a helping hand from their fellow drivers at a food bank organized by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Trucks were loaded with boxes of food as well as masks, which many trucking companies have failed to provide their employees. The food bank was organized in partnership with the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Labor Community Services, and the Los Angeles County Food Bank.
On Wednesday, a group of clerical workers at Republic Services voted unanimously to join their brothers and sisters at Local 350 in Daly City, California.
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COVID-19 News Updates for May 28, 2020.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a House Workforce Protections Subcommittee hearing held yesterday addressing the federal government’s efforts to protect front-line workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Unions are demanding action from XPO on health and safety as the company convenes for its European annual general meeting.
Tomorrow (28 May) logistics giant XPO will hold the 2020 AGM for its European division. This comes soon after news that at least six workers across France, Italy, Britain and the Netherlands have died after contracting Covid-19.
Local 350 members who work at Recology Mountain View and Recology South Bay voted overwhelmingly last week, by a vote of seventy to two, to ratify an excellent five-year agreement. The new contract provides improved compensation, additional worker protection language and maintains its full maintenance of benefits.
MetLife Legal Plans is here to help Teamsters members and their families navigate this challenging time by offering no-cost document reviews and consultations through July 31, 2020.