The membership of Hollywood’s Teamsters Local 399 has approved allocating $500,000 from the local’s treasury for an Emergency Relief Fund to assist members who “have found themselves in extreme financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic.” The Fund, which will be administered by the Motion Picture & Television Fund, will cover up to $1,000 of a family-in-need’s basic living expenses.
Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company’s business.
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Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa joins Los Angeles CBS Radio reporter Frank Mottek on Mottek on Money to discuss the ongoing challenges of COVID-19 for union members and the critical pension legislation included in the HEROES Act.
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Greg Dowis, a Republic Services employee, is working hard keeping his community clean…but possibly at a cost.
Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear from a Local 952 laundry driver about life on the job, plus more health and safety tips, a legislative update and news from the Graphic Communications Conference.