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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.

Submit VIDEO testimony here (90 seconds or less)

Submit WRITTEN testimony here

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