Cops and nurses aren’t the only ones New Yorkers need to weather coronavirus: workers who deliver beer and milk, pick up trash also essential.
Teamsters Local 710 Brother Nick Nunes, a 30-year dockman & spotter at ABF in Sauk Village, Ill. is being recognized as a hero after he assisted the Cook County Sheriff’s Department in saving the life of a 15-year old young man on Thursday.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and SMART-TD have requested an Emergency Order to address employee safety in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
A message to members of the Graphic Communications Conference from President Kurt Freeman.
Important COVID-19 News Updates – March 20, 2020
As we all know, we find ourselves in strange and unprecedented times. We don’t have a manual or training guide to take us through every situation that is going to come up. The situation is changing by the hour AND the plan we might come up with one minute is outdated the next. We just have to use good judgment and common sense. Each industry, and each workplace within each industry is different. BUT… the top priority through it all is keeping our members and the public as safe as possible.
BMWED President Freddie Simpson urged rail corporations to protect workers.
We are in daily contact with our largest employers and our Locals. For example, with Anheuser-Busch, we have addressed issues regarding quarantines, personal protection equipment, etc. To date, we have not had anyone laid off at A-B. What we have found is that if a production line isn't running, then workers are assigned to cleaning machines, etc. to maintain the highest standards to protect our members.