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Amerijet Teamsters Serve on Front Lines of Pandemic Response

Passenger flights around the world are in stand-by mode as the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic mobilizes. Many workers employed by commercial carriers might be experiencing a lull, but pilots and mechanics at air cargo companies like Amerijet in Miami, Fla. have never been busier delivering desperately needed supplies to their fellow essential service workers.

Teamster Pilots Donate and Deliver Supplies to Frontlines of COVID-19 Response

Many workers in the airline industry have unfortunately been sidelined by the COVID-19 Pandemic, but the members of Teamsters Local 2750 have never been busier – as cargo pilots for Atlas Air Worldwide, they are some of the most essential workers in the global supply chain. After the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., the company agreed to supply them with personal protective equipment (PPE). The pilots, however, had another idea.

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.

Episode 189: Coronavirus Update #4

Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast, and hear the latest health and safety tips for those on the job, as well Capitol Hill legislative action and news from the union’s Industrial Trades and Airline divisions. Plus, inside the daily work of a New Jersey sanitation worker.

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