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  • Episode 187: Coronavirus Update #2

    Listen to this second special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast dealing with the coronavirus epidemic, and get the latest health, safety and legislative news from America’s Strongest Union. Plus get updates from the heads of the Package and Convention, Trade Show and Casino divisions.

  • FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
    Emergency Declaration to Suspend the Hours of Service Rule

    Effective March 13, 2020, and amended on March 18, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a nationwide emergency declaration to provide regulatory relief for commercial motor vehicle operations providing emergency relief in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Commercial drivers are experiencing problems renewing their Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs) and Medical Certificates as many State Driver’s Licensing Agencies are complying with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance on social distancing. Medical providers nationwide have reprogrammed their activities and resources to meet the increasing need for medical support to deal with the public health crisis we are facing due to the Coronavirus.

  • This is a rapidly evolving situation. This fact sheet will be updated online as needed. See links at the end of this fact sheet for the most up-to-date information.

    COVID-19 is spreading rapidly within the United States. The outbreak has been declared a national emergency in the United States and a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. Protecting essential workers who engage in local and regional parcel delivery should be a priority so that they can continue to provide goods and services without getting sick or spreading the infection to their communities.

  • This is a rapidly evolving situation. This fact sheet will be updated online as needed. See links at the end of this fact sheet for the most up-to-date information.

    As the COVID-19 crisis spreads across the United States, motor carriers and commercial drivers may find it increasingly difficult to access drug and alcohol testing facilities typically used during normal times. The Department of Transportation–Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration provided regulatory guidance to motor carriers and employees to facilitate compliance with the regulations.

  • Teamsters Reach Agreement with US Foods, Safeway-Albertsons in Response to COVID-19

    (WASHINGTON) – Teamster representatives have reached a significant agreement with US Foods and Safeway-Albertsons in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new, temporary agreement will allow members of Teamsters Local 455, Local 690, Local 174 and Joint Council 28 to continue working through the public health crisis and serve as a template for other locals across the country.

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