Approximately two weeks ago the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was the first International Union asked to join a newly launched coalition of Trade Shows and Live Event groups that brings together live events industry leaders to urge legislators to consider measures to aid in the industry’s recovery from the impact of COVID-19.
As the demand for more medical facilities has grown during the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, convention centers have been enlisted to serve as temporary treatment centers for patients being treated or recovering from the virus.
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.
The application deadline for the JRHMSF has been extended to April 14.
A message from the Director of the Convention, Trade Show and Casino Division, Tommy Blitsch.
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.