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
Anheuser-Busch and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Joint Statement.
Commercial drivers are experiencing problems renewing their Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs) and Medical Certificates as many State Driver’s Licensing Agencies are complying with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance on social distancing. Medical providers nationwide have reprogrammed their activities and resources to meet the increasing need for medical support to deal with the public health crisis we are facing due to the Coronavirus.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters are raising concerns that coronavirus-related stimulus legislation still being negotiated in Congress is not addressing the health and safety of workers across industries.
Whether it’s those in food processing, drivers who transport goods to market, those who stock the shelves, or cashiers who handle the sales, these are critical workers who need to be on the job right now. They, and others like them, want the federal government to outline standards that would ensure their personal safety in the midst of this COVID-19 crisis.
This is a rapidly evolving situation. This fact sheet will be updated online as needed. See links at the end of this fact sheet for the most up-to-date information.
Teamsters Rail Conference urges Congress to improve Railroad Retirement unemployment and sickness benefits.
The application deadline for the JRHMSF has been extended to April 14.
COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic and federal, state and local governments are trying to slow the spread. Some measures—such as limiting crowds, scaled-back travel, closed schools, events and venues—have caused economic uncertainty for Teamster members.