Share your Working During COVID Story
The IBT is collecting testimony from Teamster members about working during the COVID-19 pandemic to deliver to a US House committee this Wednesday. If you would like to participate, you can submit testimony by video or in writing.
Possible topics for testimony include:
- Importance of paid sick leave
- Safety & health protections
- Requirements to work while infected or exposed
- Addressing staffing shortages (especially in health care settings)
- Unemployment insurance (and improving the unemployment benefit application process)
- Child care needs of workers
- How union advocacy has secured better conditions during the pandemic
If members have problems submitting their testimony, they may also email it to TDoyle@teamster.org.