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.
As the U.S. combats the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Teamsters throughout the country have been on the frontlines serving their communities. Throughout every division and in every local, Teamster members are hard at work for the greater good—ensuring that essential items are being transported and in stock, hospitals are up and running, and that our streets are kept clean and safe.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life and commerce throughout the United States in recent weeks. The waste and recycling industry's essential services continue, but for frontline workers it is no longer business as usual.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has requested for the CEOs at Republic Services, Inc., Waste Management, Inc. and Waste Connections to provide employees with adequate next steps for ensuring the health and safety of Teamster members as they continue serving communities during this public health crisis.
The deadline for applying for an academic or vocational/training program scholarship from the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is March 2.
Teamsters from throughout the Atlanta Metro region joined thousands of marchers yesterday in Atlanta’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. March. The march has significant meaning to Teamsters Local 728, which represents hundreds of waste and recycling workers.
(TUKWILA, Wash.)—Amid stalled contract negotiations, a group of six specialized office workers at Recology in Seattle have voted unanimously to authorize a strike. These workers have chosen Teamsters Local 174 to negotiate their first contract, which is the same local that represents the drivers and dispatchers at Recology’s Seattle location. Though the group of workers is small, a strike would have a devastating impact on Recology customers throughout King County, as all Local 174 Recology Teamsters have the right to refuse to cross the picket line.