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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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COVID-19: UPS Freight Teamsters Win Paid Leave

UPS Freight will pay up to ten days of paid leave to Teamsters who are diagnosed with COVID-19, living with someone with COVID-19, or have been quarantined by a government agency, medical professional or by the company.

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COVID-19 Update for Freight Teamsters

Freight Director Ernie Soehl told Teamster officials on a national conference call that he is in constant communication with freight employers regarding responses and operations during the COVID-19 epidemic.

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COVID-19: UPSers Win Paid Leave

UPS and UPS Freight will pay up to ten days of paid leave to Teamsters who are diagnosed with COVID-19, living with someone with COVID-19, or have been quarantined by a government agency, medical professional or UPS.

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COVID-19: Union Wins Paid Leave for Verizon Workers

The union representing 30,000 workers at Verizon has negotiated paid leave for union members who can’t work during the COVID-19 outbreak. Will our International Union fight for these benefits to protect working Teamsters?

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