(WASHINGTON) – Teamster representatives have reached a significant agreement with US Foods and Safeway-Albertsons in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new, temporary agreement will allow members of Teamsters Local 455, Local 690, Local 174 and Joint Council 28 to continue working through the public health crisis and serve as a template for other locals across the country.
Kroger warehouse workers are on mandatory overtime shifts, working seven days a week for as much as 16 hours a day to feed the supply chain of grocers Memphis Commercial Appeal
The application deadline for the JRHMSF has been extended to April 14.
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 one of the largest divisions in the Teamsters Union, the Warehouse Division has been working with our local unions in the Grocery and Broadline industries during the coronavirus outbreak.
With more and more states ordering the closure of restaurants as coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, our members working at broadline food distributors are facing severe economic hardship.
Teamsters who work at Sysco’s Sygma distribution facility in Monroe, Mich. ended their unfair labor practice strike on Thursday, March 12 and ratified—by a 75-5 margin—a first contract.