In these challenging times, when our members’ lives and livelihood are on the line, and our Union is standing strong to protect worker safety and jobs, communication is crucial to our success.
COVID-19 News Updates for June 4, 2020.
Teamsters Local 502/Commonwealth Association of School Administrators (CASA) members joined with political, community and labor leaders today to protest the murder of George Floyd and denounce racial injustice and inequality.
COVID-19 News Updates for June 3, 2020.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters are lauding the release of a new House transportation measure today, saying the bill is a win for workers and will enhance roadway safety. It will not only make nearly $500 billion available for road, transit and rail needs, but will also roll back new rules that placed the lives of transportation workers and the traveling public at risk.
COVID-19 News Updates for June 2, 2020.
By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, June 3, 2020
The coronavirus has brought the American economy to its knees. During the last 10 weeks, more than 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment, forced out of jobs by a pandemic that has shuttered businesses, many never to reopen again.
To all locals,
For over a month an Industry-Wide Labor Management Task Force has worked on establishing return to work policies and safety protocols. Representatives of the Teamsters, IATSE, SAG-AFTRA, DGA, as well as various producing entities comprised the task force. The linked white paper is the resulting product. It sets forth detailed guidance employers must follow to provide a safe working environment for our members as well as the general public. It was delivered yesterday to the governors of New York and California. Since then it has been sent to all other states where filming has taken place.