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Call Congress: Demand Protection for Frontline Workers

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.

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Kroger Finally Agrees to $2 per Hour Hazard Pay

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.

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Demand Amazon Reinstate Fired COVID-19 Whistleblower

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. 

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Making UPS Deliver Hand Sanitizer & Cleaning Supplies

Rhode Island Teamsters got UPS to fork over the company credit card and purchased $21,000 in cleaning supplies, gloves, and hand sanitizer all on company time. Here's how they made it happen.
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Amazon Workers Strike for COVID-19 Protections

More than 100 Amazon workers in Staten Island went on strike this morning to demand that the warehouse be closed with full pay to all workers, until Amazon comes up with a real plan to keep workers safe.

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Local 322 Members In Action

UPS Teamsters in Richmond are getting gloves and hand sanitizer thanks to quick thinking by Local 322 members and decisive action by their local union.

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Union Financial Reports Now Available

Financial reports for local unions, joint councils and the International Union for 2019 are now available online for members to review. These are LM-2 financial reports filed annually by each union with the US Department of Labor.

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Listen to Our COVID-19 Conference Call

More than 700 UPS Teamsters joined a national conference call on meeting the challenge of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Senate Bill Fails to Protect Pensions: Battle Continues Now

The $2 trillion stimulus package which passed the Senate and will likely soon be passed by the House, called the “Phase 3” plan to revive the economy, did not include protection for earned pensions. But that fight is alive right now, because a new “Phase 4” bill will be considered in late April.

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How to File for Unemployment Insurance

You can file for unemployment insurance (UI) by contacting your state’s unemployment insurance program. Click here to find contact information for your state’s program.

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