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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

| March 20, 2020

Local 727 has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources from Federal, State and City Governments which are outlined below: FEDERAL RESOURCES CDC Resources and links below – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Protect Yourself What to do if you are sick   Symptoms If you are at a higher risk  How to Prepare Travel  Work Community and Faith-Based Organizations […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Takes a Stand Against Corporate Greed During COVID-19 Pandemic

Teamsters Local 727 Takes a Stand Against Corporate Greed During COVID-19 Pandemic

| March 19, 2020

Over the weekend, the House passed legislation (Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201) in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Some of the key provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act impacting workers includes: 1) requiring employers to give paid sick leave in addition to what employers currently provide for those directly affected by […]

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Teamsters Local 727 Benefit Funds Extends Healthcare Benefits For Those Participants Affected by COVID-19

Teamsters Local 727 Benefit Funds Extends Healthcare Benefits For Those Participants Affected by COVID-19

| March 18, 2020

The Teamsters Local 727 Benefits Funds is proud to announce that the Funds Trustees have approved extending health and welfare coverage, thru April 30 2020, to any participant that would have lost coverage on March 31, 2020 due to being laid off or not working enough hours during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. “I am proud […]

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Statement From International Brotherhood of Teamsters Concerning COVID-19

Statement From International Brotherhood of Teamsters Concerning COVID-19

| March 18, 2020

Provided below is a statement from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Concerning Coronavirus. TEAMSTERS STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC (WASHINGTON) – As the United States responds to the outbreak of COVID-19, we must ensure that working people are able to perform their jobs in a safe working environment and that sick leave is available to all […]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: March Membership Meeting Cancelled

IMPORTANT NOTICE: March Membership Meeting Cancelled

| March 17, 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is with a heavy heart that I have to inform you that the March General Membership meeting on March 29, 2020 will be CANCELLED. Yesterday, Governor Pritzker banned all events of more than 50 people as part of a statewide initiative to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and to […]

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