Teamsters are on the front line of the COVID-19 response. In this crisis, thousands of Teamster health care workers—from nurses to respiratory technicians to American Red Cross workers and more—are as always united. The Teamsters Health Care Division is asking health care members to take a couple minutes out of your very busy schedules to fill out this important survey to tell us how you are impacted. Responses are confidential and will assist us with member representation through a national and regional perspective on the work and challenges that front-line members face. Click here to complete the survey.
Episode 188: UPS Teamsters on the Frontlines
A Message to Warehouse Teamsters from Division Director Steve Vairma
Federal Charges Filed by Teamsters Against Buffett-Owned Furniture Firm
A Message from IBT Passenger Transportation Director Rick Middleton
Dean Foods Bankruptcy Update for April 1, 2020.
Aaron Meier, a sanitation worker, posted a series of tweets telling others that “it’s gonna be ok” and sharing how he keeps his city running.
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.
Carhaul Division Update From Director Kevin Moore for April 1, 2020.
As I mentioned in last week’s update, the Division sent letters to the CEOs of Waste Management, Republic Services and Waste Connections on March 16, citing health and safety concerns along with a list of recommendations to protect our members during this national public health emergency.