COVID-19 News Updates for May 29, 2020.
(FT. WALTON BEACH, Fla.) – With 97 percent voting in favor of union representation, workers at MV Transportation in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida have joined Teamsters Local 991. The workers provide transportation services for residents of Okaloosa County.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from James P. Hoffa, Teamsters General President, and Marcus King, Director of the Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission.
(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.