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    National Director's March 2020 Update
    04/02/20 - AMFA
    April 2, 2020 -- The month of March has been a whirlwind of changes for our nation. We now have positive cases of the COVID-19 amongst our membership and many remain in self-quarantine to help to prevent the spread of this virus. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who have contracted and who have been affected by COVID-19.
    Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
    04/02/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
    Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
    IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
    04/02/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    *IMPORTANT* A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT   During this difficult and challenging time I have instructed all Business Agents to reach out to each and every member to see if you need anything work related or on a personal basis.
    April Union Meeting
    04/02/20 - IUEC Local 10
    Dear Brothers and Sisters, We have cancelled the Union Meeting for April 9, 2020.  For those who were to be inducted at the April meeting, we will reschedule for the May meeting. Stay safe and stay healthy.
    Web pages you may need
    04/02/20 - IUEC Local 10
    The BA's have asked me to post several helpful websites that you may need. Instructions for Partial Claimants/Virginia Employment Commission - www.vec.virginia.gov https://www.iuec.org/index.php/iuec-safety-stand-down-2020/ www.mdunemployment.com https://www.dropbox.
    Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
    COVID 19 Pandemic Scenarios and Benefits Available
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    Dean Foods Bankruptcy Update
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19
    04/02/20 - CWA Local 7777
    A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19 (Last updated: April 1, 2020, 9:57AM) COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on our state economy. Tens of thousands of Coloradoans have lost their jobs since early March with additional lay-offs and furloughs expected in the weeks and months ahead.
    INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS COVID-19 RESOURCE PAGE
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 179
    The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is providing a COVID-19 resource page. You can visit the resource page here:  https://teamster.
    COVID-19 BUSINESS
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 414
    NOTICE NOTICE NOTICE NOTICE EFFECTIVE March 31, 2020, until further notice! Business will be handled by appointment only. If you need to speak with or make an Appointment with Jeanine or with your Business Agent, please leave a message at 260-483-7159. Stay Safe! AGENTS AND OFFICE STAFF WILL BE WORKING HOURS IN AND OUT OF THE OFFICE. General Membership Meetings are Postponed until further notice.
    IATSE Local 488 Covid 19 Resources For Members
    04/01/20 - IATSE Local 488
    We hope this Resource List provides you and your family some relief during this crisis. If you have resources you have found useful please email suggestions along with a link to NorthernBA@IATSE488.org & SouthernBA@IATSE488.org. Additionally there is link to Dislocated Worker (which we qualify for) and a webinar being offered by WorkSource (Oregon Unemployment) and Worksystems, Inc.
    Covid 19 Message From IATSE International President Loeb
    04/01/20 - IATSE Local 488
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    Hoffa: Lawmakers Must Prioritize Safety of All Essential Workers
    04/01/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 1, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH |  Our country is currently facing unprecedented uncertainty due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is not only threatening our health but our wallets as well. Many workers are rightfully worried about the future. There are no easy answers.
    Days of Action: ZOOM Town Hall
    04/01/20 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
    COVID-19 Employee Town Hall at Management Coffee - April 2 at 9:30 a.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://hsc-unm.zoom.
    April Worker to Worker
    04/01/20 - UAW Local 4911
    April Worker to Worker now available.  Please share with your union brother & sister as we don't have everyone's email.
    Today, Equal Pay Day, There Are 11 Things You Must Know
    04/01/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 1, 2020 | WAGES |  Equal Pay Day calls attention to the persistent moral and economic injustice working women face. For a woman to earn as much as a man, she has to work a full year, plus more than a hundred extra days, all the way to April 10. The problem is even worse for women of color, LGBTQ women and part-time workers.
    Hoffa: Lawmakers Must Prioritize Safety of All Essential Workers
    04/01/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 1, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH |  Our country is currently facing unprecedented uncertainty due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is not only threatening our health but our wallets as well. Many workers are rightfully worried about the future. There are no easy answers.
    OPEN LETTER - COVID-19
    04/01/20 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    Open Letter to the APWU Members         On behalf of the Cleveland Area Local 72, I Daleo Freeman, being convinced that it is imperative that we keep you abreast of the ever-changing situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, has assembled a COVID Task Force to disseminate all information to the membership.
    Hazard Pay for Verizon Techs update
    04/01/20 - CWA Local 2222
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    UPSEU Members Press On Amid Covid Risk
    04/01/20 - UPSEU

    The New Haven DPW Crew, members of UPSEU Local 424, were recently highlighted in the New Haven Independent article by Thomas Breen on Mar 27, 2020 for their continued hard work serving the public during a national pandemic.

    Today, Equal Pay Day, There Are 11 Things You Must Know
    04/01/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 1, 2020 | WAGES |  Equal Pay Day calls attention to the persistent moral and economic injustice working women face. For a woman to earn as much as a man, she has to work a full year, plus more than a hundred extra days, all the way to April 10. The problem is even worse for women of color, LGBTQ women and part-time workers.
    UI Waiting Week
    04/01/20 - IBEW local 14
    Over 115,000 Wisconsinites have filed for unemployment insurance as the coronavirus public health emergency wreaks havoc on our economy. Last week over 1.5 million calls were made to Wisconsin’s unemployment insurance office. Our out of work brothers and sisters deserve immediate assistance and immediate action.
    Union meetings, Probationary meetings,Eboard, Informational meetings
    04/01/20 - IUEC Local 18
    Due to the Governer, and Mayors orders on meetings, and groups all in oerson meetings will not be held in the month of April. Stay tuned here to the website for updates concerning May's meetings.
    Primary AMFA – SWA ASAP ERC Representative and OLR Election Results
    04/01/20 - AMFA
    April 1, 2020 In March 2020, AMFA National called for nominations to fill the positions of Primary AMFA– SWA Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative and Primary AMFA–SWA Outsourcing Liaison Representative (OLR). Southwest Airlines members of Locals 4, 11, 18, and 32 were allowed to submit names in nomination for these positions.
    Today, Equal Pay Day, There Are 11 Things You Must Know
    04/01/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 1, 2020 | WAGES |  Equal Pay Day calls attention to the persistent moral and economic injustice working women face. For a woman to earn as much as a man, she has to work a full year, plus more than a hundred extra days, all the way to April 10. The problem is even worse for women of color, LGBTQ women and part-time workers.
    Hoffa: Lawmakers Must Prioritize Safety of All Essential Workers
    04/01/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 1, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH |  Our country is currently facing unprecedented uncertainty due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is not only threatening our health but our wallets as well. Many workers are rightfully worried about the future. There are no easy answers.
    Brothers and Sisters
    04/01/20 - IUEC Local 18
    LA Building and Safety has come out with new guide lines that MUST be adhered to on construction sites and on Mod/repair jobs where applicable. If we all do not take these guidelines seriuosly the city and for that matter the state is considering shut down all construction in this state. Look under Important updates to see ther requirements.
    Retail and Carrier Videos COVID
    03/31/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Below are two links for the general public via social media outlets to educate and guide them on being mindful to social distance when at the retail units and when carriers are delivering their mail.  Please share this with all employees! Retail video: https://usps.screenlight.tv/shares/4Do27ziTtfmZyze41lwMQIJxLgcpLens?_=1585662642563 Carrier video: https://usps.screenlight.
    FEDERAL EMPLOYEE RIGHTS PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT
    03/31/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires the Federal government to provide all of its employees with paid sick leave and, for employees who are covered under Title I of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), with expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.
    Amazon, Instacart Workers Strike Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
    03/31/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Mar. 31, 2020  | HEALTH |  As much of the country is under “shelter in place” orders to help flatten the curve, Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods’ employees’ safety is in jeopardy. And many of them walked off the job yesterday to pressure the companies to step-up protections and pay.
    April Membership Meeting
    03/31/20 - Teamsters Local 776
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    Rescheduling Conference -- Save the NEW Date Flyer with INFO
    03/31/20 - AFSCME Local 132
    What do you need to know? SAME Conference, we just moved the dates to the fall. SAME classes, SAME cost You will need to re-apply for the voucher as current ones will expire by then (based on what we know). Re-apply after July 1 You will need to ALTER your HOTEL reservation (if you made one) You WILL need to re-register.
    Note from Your Business Manager
    03/31/20 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
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    RRB Benefit Flexibility Q&A
    03/31/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has issued a Q&A regarding flexibility of RUIA benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Amazon, Instacart Workers Strike Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
    03/31/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Mar. 31, 2020  | HEALTH |  As much of the country is under “shelter in place” orders to help flatten the curve, Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods’ employees’ safety is in jeopardy. And many of them walked off the job yesterday to pressure the companies to step-up protections and pay.
    Message from IUEC Safety Committee --COVID 19
    03/31/20 - IUEC Local 71
    Brothers and Sisters, If the COVID19 crisis is causing you and your family members stress, anxiety or hindering your daily life, please follow the link to Beacon Health or call our MAP at 800-331-4824 24/7 for help. https://www.achievesolutions.net/achievesolutions/en/nei/Content.do.
    Airlines Must Take The Relief Grants To Help Their Employees
    03/31/20 - AMFA
    March 31, 2020 -- On March 27, Congress passed a massive financial package to relieve the unprecedented economic impact from the global COVID-19 pandemic, which the President signed into law. This includes targeted relief to airlines like the ones where our expert mechanics currently work, Southwest, Alaska and Horizon.
    FFCRA and CARES Summary of Legislation
    03/31/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
    COVID-19 FEDERAL LEGISLATION:  WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Congress has passed two major pieces of legislation to deal with the coronavirus crisis, the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (“FFCRA”) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  Both include important protections for workers affected by the current crisis.
    New Pay Information
    03/31/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    https://apwu.org/pay-information Take a moment and go to apwu.org/pay-information above to look at the new pay charts from the new contract.
    APWU President Report
    03/31/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    By Mark Dimondstein We are pleased that some working families will be getting a check as a result of the $2.2 trillion stimulus but are also aware that those gains were paired with a corporate bailout of hundreds of billions of dollars. The final language of this bill reflects the Postal Service was all but cut out of the economic relief many private corporations will receive.
    Enhanced special voluntary leave of absence and early out programs for team members
    03/31/20 - TWU Local 513
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    A LETTER TO OUR MEMBERSHIP
    03/31/20 - Teamsters Local 179
    Greetings Brothers and Sisters, During these very troubling times with the COVID-19 global pandemic, I would like to point out how the teamsters and Teamsters Local 179 are helping to keep our country open and running.  Local 179 freight companies like YRC, ABF and UPS Freight are moving much needed cargo and precious medical supplies across this country.
    EPMPOA and Texas 635 Partner to Help Keep Officers Safe
    03/31/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association would like to thank Texas 635 for their sponsorship with assisting in the purchase of 300 gallons of disinfectant and spray bottles. The disinfectant, germicidal detergent and deodorant will be used by members department-wide against a broad spectrum of pathogens, to hopefully include the corona virus (COVID-19).
    AFL-COVID-19 Colorado Workers' Voices Video Press Conference
    03/31/20 - Teamsters Local 455
    Click on link below to preview what workers in Colorado are facing during COVID19: https://zoom.us/rec/play/68Isd-Chrj43GdfEsASDUKcrW9S8eq2s1CYb_adYxRy3VXdSZ1qiMOEaN7AC-TeeIXjc1Av-cpume8ak?continueMode=true&_x_zm_rtaid=vs7S0pJ6RiWatFZK4PWIYw.1585678397588.
    April Union Meeting Cancelled
    03/31/20 - Teamsters Local 175
    CANCELLED The Charleston Regular Meeting which would have been held on Saturday, April 11, 2020 has been cancelled in order to comply with the Governor’s order to self-quarantine due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)     Ken Hall   .
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