Newspaper, Magazine and Electronic Media Conference Update from Joe Molinero.
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. This has changed the employment landscape across the country. As COVID-19 continues to spread, employers and employees should know about laws and recommendations that govern COVID-19 in the workplace.
An update from the director of the Newspaper, Magazine and Electronic Media conference.
The application deadline for the JRHMSF has been extended to April 14.
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.
Teamcare is working with medical professionals and has posted some COVID-19 information on their website. Under the heading, "TeamCare Answers Your Questions about the Coronavirus" you will find up-to-date information which may be helpful.
The deadline for applying for an academic or vocational/training program scholarship from the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is March 2.