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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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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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