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Republic Services: Reinstate Employee Greg Dowis NOW

UPDATED --- Teamster Greg Dowis is back to work with full back pay thanks to solidarity! 

Republic Services, a multibillion dollar trash and landfill corporation, suspended Teamster Greg Dowis for speaking out about worker safety during the coronavirus pandemic. Sign this petition launched by the IBT Waste Division to demand that Republic Services reinstate Greg Dowis with full back pay NOW!

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COVID-19 Update: Teamsters on the Front Lines

Teamsters are stepping up to provide essential services for our neighbors and communities. And we’re uniting to protect our health and safety and win economic security in a time of crisis.

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Food Industry Teamsters get $2 raise – Why Not Kroger?

Some Teamsters and other essential workers in the food distribution industry have won a $2/hour temporary raise. But the largest Teamster grocery employer, Kroger, so far has paid just a bonus, not a raise.

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Call Congress Now: Don’t Bail Out The Corporations and Leave Working America in Dire Straits  

Both Central States and the National United Committee to Protect Pensions are strongly encouraging active and retired Teamsters to call Congress now and ask them to support the protection of pensions in any legislation that will provide tax dollars to address the pending economic crisis caused by Covid-19.

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"As deliveries soar, UPS drivers say company's coronavirus precautions may not keep them or customers safe" — NBC News

A new report from NBC News reveals the lack of sanitary conditions UPS'ers are experiencing at work during the global pandemic.

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‘Terrified’ Package Delivery Employees Are Going to Work Sick

A new report from the New York Times exposes the gap between management’s spin and the reality UPSers are facing at work. 

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Sign the Petition: Protect UPSers & the Public from COVID-19

UPS Teamsters are proud to be stepping up for our customers and our communities during this crisis. We need management to step up too. UPSers are speaking out and demanding the company protect workers and the public from COVID-19.

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The Real Heroes of the Pandemic

As the pandemic and economic crisis grow worse by the day, it’s becoming very clear who the real heroes are. Many of them are Teamsters.  

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COVID-19: TeamCare News & Benefits

TeamCare has issued a detailed bulletin and Q&A with information about COVID-19, including what to do if you feel sick, testing, and eligibility for short-term disability benefits.

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"Delivery Workers Have Moved Closer to the Front Lines" -- Wall Street Journal

Delivery Teamsters are on the front lines of essential workers, and facing real dangers.  The Wall Street Journal talked with Columbus UPS steward Nick Perry and with Louisville Local 89 President Fred Zuckerman about the issues Teamsters face. 

by Paul Ziobro, March 19, The Wall St. Journal

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