A global pandemic is no time to lose your healthcare. Our union’s largest health and welfare plan, TeamCare, can protect Teamsters and their families by waiving the one-punch rule and making sure laid off Teamsters keep their benefits.
Fed up with dangerous working conditions, rank-and-file Teamsters in Vermont Local 597 took action and won results.
Teamsters Local 89 is demanding that employers provide PPE, inform workers who may have been exposed to COVID-19, increase paid leave and pay hazard pay to workers who are serving our communities in this pandemic, at risk to themselves and their families.
Unions and public allies are coming together this week to tell Congress to protect frontline workers by requiring employers to provide protections to workers to prevent COVID-19 exposure in the workplace. You can help by making a phone call today.
Kroger finally joined the bulk of the food distribution and retail industry in raising pay by $2 per hour for at least the next three weeks. The move came on March 31, one week after TDU exposed Kroger’s failure to join most similar companies in a $2 raise for front-line essential workers.
Amazon has fired a worker who led a protest demanding health and safety protections against COVID-19. UPS Teamsters are uniting to support the whistleblower and demand his reinstatement.