COVID-19 News Updates for April 6, 2020.
COVID-19 News Updates - April 3, 2020
Teamsters Union's Role in the Workplace Preparation
Nurses Say Detroit Hospital Told Them to Leave After Coronavirus Protest
Port Truck Driver Featured on NPR's Morning Edition
Dean Foods Bankruptcy - Prairie Farms Final Offer
In this video, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy thanks Teamsters for their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic in support of communities.
On NPR's Morning Edition today, Michael Whitehead, a port truck driver in California, spoke about the impact of COVID-19 at the ports. Michael is a misclassified port truck driver. Misclassification is an illegal practice that companies employ to avoid basic workplace protections like minimum wage, health insurance, disability and more. The Teamsters Union is standing with port workers, assisting with resources in English and Spanish so that they can apply for unemployment benefits.
A dispute with nurses at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit highlights growing anxieties among front-line hospital workers as a surge in cases of the coronavirus grows in metro Detroit.
Dean Foods Bankruptcy Update for April 6, 2020.