Due to newspapers being considered an essential service, the presses at local and national newspapers are running and on schedule.I have talked to a number of locals across the country and I have not heard about any layoffs. Everyone is working.
Some employers are giving their employees valuable information about the Coronavirus and prevention methods. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, in particular, distributed a five page leaflet about safety/health issues covering questions that people may have. We are encouraging more employers to provide their workers with similar information.
I know that our members are working hard to get the news printed. Everyone, though, should follow CDC guidelines on COVID-19 prevention. I want to thank all of our conference members for the great work they are doing in this time of crisis.