In my last update, I mentioned that the Division has been working with locals on a plan to utilize members facing layoffs in the broadline industry to companies in the grocery industry.
Teamsters Local Union 703 members contine to work thorough COVID-19, to provide produce to the city of Chicago supermarkets.
The Kroger Family of Companies and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters today announced that Kroger and its affiliates will provide all hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmacy and call center associates with a Hero Bonus – a $2 premium above their standard base rate of pay, applied to hours worked March 29 through April 18. The premium will be disbursed weekly to ensure associates have access to additional cash.
In a near unanimous vote, Sysco warehouse workers and drivers who are members of Teamsters Local 769 in Miami have ratified their first contracts.
Federal and state governments need to protect the health of those in non-medical fields as well.
(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.