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    CWA-VZ Covid-19 Bonus Information
    03/30/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    Following negotiations with the Communications Workers of America and Verizon we have announced that Verizon will pay a $300 weekly bonus above its regular pay rate to CWA members that are unable to work from home.  This bonus will be in effect until further notice due to working conditions being presented by the coronavirus pandemic.
    COVID-19 Testing, Telehealth Options (Virtual Office Visits), and Benefits Office Operations
    03/30/20 - IUEC Local 71
    Covid-19 Pandemic: Diagnostic Testing for Covid-19, Telehealth Options (Virtual Office Visits), Benefits Office Operations For Information on the following click here: 100% Coverage for COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing AND Telehealth / Virtual Visits (Medical)
    Hazard pay for Verizon Connected Solutions
    03/30/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Attached is the agreement signed by Verizon regarding Verizon Connected Solutions and those who cannot work from home during the Coronavirus pandemic.
    Hazard pay for Verizon
    03/30/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Attached is the agreement signed by Verizon regarding Verizon regarding those who cannot work from home during the Coronavirus pandemic.
    Unemployment Filing
    03/30/20 - UAW Local 4911
    Lansing, Mich. (WLNS) — The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has developed a schedule for workers to file for benefits based on the first letter of their last name. This new schedule comes amid an increase in unemployment filings during the coronavirus pandemic.
    City of Chicago OEMC Vacations Canceled
    03/30/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    March 30, 2020 11:00 AM - Representatives of IBEW Local 21 were notified that because of the unpredicted number of absences due to the effects of COVID-19, FMLA leaves and other reasons the City cannot grant PCOs vacations. This decision will affect PCOs with the following furloughs: Segment 4B, Full 5, and Segment 5A. Representatives from the City will contact employees if the cancelations need to go beyond 5A. It is anticipated that staffing numbers will continue to decrease and the City stated that they must take this measure to continue to provide essential 911 services to the residents of Chicago. If staffing numbers improve the City stated that they will reconsider their decision. Remember that all of us who count on you appreciate all of your hard work during this crisis.
    Aprils General Membership Meeting Cancelled
    03/30/20 - Teamsters Local 449
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    IBEW 21 City of Chicago OEMC Member Update
    03/30/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    March 30, 2020 10:15 AM Over the past two weeks, your IBEW Local Union 21 Representatives have been having constant conversations with Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office over the effects of COVID-19 with respect to worker safety and benefits enhancements. The Mayor, her staff and IBEW Local 21 Officials appreciate and recognize the essential, hard work performed by PCOs and ACO Police Communications Operators I/II and Aviation Communications Operators in keeping the public safe. We are proud of all of you. The temporary City of Chicago COVID-19 benefit enhancements include additional paid COVID-19 sick-leave and leave of absence (LOA) for a parent or guardian having to attend to an underage child effected by school closures.
    IBT Health and Safety Department Issues Update on FMCSA Emergency Declaration on Hours of Service
    03/29/20 - Teamsters Local 162
    The IBT Health and Safety Department has published an updated factsheet regarding the emergency changes to the DOT hours of service regulations for commercial truck drivers.  This IBT factsheet is attached for your review.
    Face Book Live - COVID 19 #2
    03/28/20 - ATU Local 1056
    3/27/20 Subject: ATU 1056 Updates on COVID 19 Brother and Sisters of ATU Local 1056,    First I would like all members to say a pray on behalf of the 2 TWU workers that lost their lives due to complications of the COVID 19. Also, the TWU worker who lost his life due to the fire in the subway early Friday Morning March 27, 2020.
    Social Media
    03/28/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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    Retail Stand Up Social Distance
    03/28/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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    Iowa Postal Workers Convention Postponed
    03/28/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    The Iowa Postal Workers State Convention has been postponed.
    Bothers and Sisters especially in Construction
    03/28/20 - IUEC Local 18
    Brothers and Sisters please read the information on construction sites in Southern California. We have all heard that construction in both New York and Seattle has been shut down it is up to us to work together on construction sites to help make sure that this does not happen here. Under IMPORTANT UPDATES is the guide lines reccommendated for construction sites, these are minimum suggestions.
    In Case You Missed It
    03/27/20 - Teamsters Local 355
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    COVID-19 Resources from SMOHIT
    03/27/20 - Local 4 Sheet Metal Division
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    Local 302 - COVID Update
    03/27/20 - IUOE Local 302
    Brothers and Sisters:  I hope this message finds you well.  First, I ask that we all take a moment of reflection and prayer for those that have been harmed or devastated by this terrible virus.  Second, I want to recognize and thank our members that are currently working in harm’s way to ensure that others are able to be safe, fed, and secure.
    Covid-19 Resources Page
    03/27/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    Due to the large amount of Covid-19 information and the frequency in which it is disseminated the Local Union has created a....
    Local 302 - COVID Update
    03/27/20 - IUOE 302
    Brothers and Sisters:  I hope this message finds you well.  First, I ask that we all take a moment of reflection and prayer for those that have been harmed or devastated by this terrible virus.  Second, I want to recognize and thank our members that are currently working in harm’s way to ensure that others are able to be safe, fed, and secure.
    Local 162 Negotiations with Swire Coca Cola Continue
    03/27/20 - Teamsters Local 162
    Contract negotiations with Swire Coca Cola continued throughout the entire week of March 23 as the Union negotiating committee continues to work hard to secure an agreement prior to contract expiration on March 31st.
    Hoffa: Senate-Passed Stimulus Bill Good Start but More Must Be Done
    03/27/20 - Teamsters local 570
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    Hoffa: Senate-Passed Stimulus Bill Good Start but More Must Be Done
    03/27/20 - Teamsters Local 355
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    A New Beat For Police: Enforcing Social Distance
    03/27/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    In New York City, they've started dismantling basketball hoops to prevent people from gathering in parks and playing. In Lakewood, New Jersey, police broke up a wedding being held in violation of a ban on large gatherings. And in Austin, Texas, officers are encouraging people to call a hotline to snitch on violators of the city's orders for people to stay home.
    Press Release: Aircraft Mechanics Across the United States Applaud the Passage of the CARES Act
    03/27/20 - AMFA
    March 27, 2020 -- Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) National Director Bret Oestreich, released the following statement: On behalf of the over 4,000 aircraft mechanics representing Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air, and Southwest Airlines, AMFA applauds the U.S. Congress passage of bipartisan legislation to provide financial stability to the hard-working men and women on the front lines providing safety and security to the American flying public during this unparalleled time of adversity. In addition to the unprecedented health crisis we are facing, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has brought with it devastating economic consequences. And now, the airline workers are at the front line of one the most economically impacted industries.
     
    Union Plus Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
    03/27/20 - CWA 2201
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    Video Message From Alice Phillips
    03/27/20 - IBEW Local 483
    Please Watch Important Message from Business Manager Alice Phillips Linked Here
    COVID UPDATES
    03/27/20 - IBEW Local 125
    All Covid-19 updates will be found here.
    E-Mail Sign-up sheet
    03/27/20 - IBEW Local 2034
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    2020Wage & Zone Rates
    03/27/20 - IUEC LOCAL 21
    The wage and zone rates for the 2nd qtr.2020 have been posted under the downloads tab of the website.
    Open Childcare for first responders!
    03/26/20 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
    The Coalition of Custody Unions, NJLECOA, NJSOA, NJLESA, PBA 105, request the opening of child care for first responders. Staff can not report to work with the schools closed and child care facilities.
    Letter for Designated Testing Site
    03/26/20 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
    At close to 10,000 represented sworn law enforcement officers, we need a designated testing site for our members. Working with our brother unions, we are striving to get the necessities to complete our mission.
    New Illinois Unemployment rules to speed processing
    03/26/20 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    On Thursday, March 26, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced new rule to speed people seeking unemployment compensation   Last names with A-M are encouraged to go on-line on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday to file. Names from N-Z are encouraged to file on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
    NEASO Votes To Accept Salary Agreement
    03/26/20 - NEASO
    You did it, NEASO! More than ninety-five peprcent (95.3%) of NEASO members voted to accept the tentative agreement on the Salary Reopener.  The vote, whiich took place over 24 hours, was the first to be conducted entirely online by NEASO.  The new salary scale will be in effect until March 31, 2021   Thank you to each and every member who voted.
    Remembering Those Who Have Passed
    03/26/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    During this current crisis we must still take the time to thank all of those who donated money, sent cards or just offered...
    Coping with a Public Health Event
    03/26/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    If you turn on the TV, pick up a newspaper or go on the Internet, you'll likely hear news about the Coronavirus outbreak. The new virus was officially reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Jan. 9. Coronavirus has symptoms similar to a respiratory illness, including fever, cough, and shortness of breath – and in some cases can cause death.
    Expanded Benefit Resources Due to COVID-19
    03/26/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The following health and wellness resources are available to you and your family.
    We encourage you to check these trusted website resources for the most up-to-date information.
    Emergency Dental Services
    03/26/20 - IBEW Local 483
    SUNRISE DENTAL IS OPEN FOR DENTAL EMERGENCIES Sunrise Dental is prepared to see patients for dental emergencies to help reduce ER & Hospital Visits Seattle, Washington – March 25, 2020 - Sunrise Dental is a network of independently owned dental offices throughout Washington and Oregon.
    Union Meetings, Informational meetings and Probationary meetings
    03/26/20 - IUEC Local 18
    Brothers and Sisters In order comply with the Governors Of California and Nevada orders limiting the size of all events Local 18 Regrets to inform you that we will not be holding our Union Meeting, Informational Meeting and or Probationary meetings in the Month of April. Please come back to this page to see if we will be holding our May Meetings.
    Dispatch Forms
    03/26/20 - IBEW Local 191
    All dispatch forms (Sign, Resign, etc.
    COVID19 and Your Employment
    03/26/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    Truck Drivers Are America’s Unsung Heroes
    03/26/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Mar. 26, 2020 | FOR THE GREATER GOOD | As media outlets around the world race to cover vital angles of the coronavirus crisis, much attention has been paid to health care workers — and rightfully so.
    Health Advocate — Covid-19, Supporting at Home Children
    03/26/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for families across the country. As more and more schools close, requiring school-age children to remain at home in an effort to promote self-distancing, parents are looking for ways to maintain their responsibilities while supporting the educational needs and development of those in their care.
    IATSE Launches IATSECARES.org
    03/26/20 - IATSE Local 488
    Participants and Volunteers Needed! With COVID-19 ravaging communities and industries across the world, we need to provide support to our most at-risk, elderly, and disabled members. To that end, the International has launched C.A.R.E.S. (Coronavirus Active Response and Engagement Service), a new initiative to organize mutual aid amongst for the most vulnerable of our sisters and brothers.
    Truck Drivers Are America’s Unsung Heroes
    03/26/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Mar. 26, 2020 | FOR THE GREATER GOOD | As media outlets around the world race to cover vital angles of the coronavirus crisis, much attention has been paid to health care workers — and rightfully so.
    Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, Amazon Look to Protect Customers, Employees
    03/26/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Mar. 26, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH | As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the U.S., more people are relying on the mail and delivery services to provide them food, medicine, and household items. At a time people are social distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19, could you contract the virus from deliveries to your home? And are steps being taken to protect the U.S.
    Truck Drivers Are America’s Unsung Heroes
    03/26/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Mar. 25, 2020 | FOR THE GREATER GOOD | As media outlets around the world race to cover vital angles of the coronavirus crisis, much attention has been paid to health care workers — and rightfully so.
    Corona Virus Helpful Resources Links Unemployment etc.
    03/26/20 - Teamsters Local 455
    Colorado Unemployment How/Where to File a Claim https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdle/start-a-claim Do’s and Don’ts under the Colorado stay at home order: https://www.cpr.org/2020/03/25/colorado-under-stay-at-home-order-what-you-can-and-cannot-do-under-governor-polis-official-order/ Stay at Home Order https://www.scribd.
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