Union Support Increases During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 16, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have been deeply affected by the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. Medical centers across the country are flooded with hundreds of incoming patients at a time and millions of Americans are experiencing unexpected layoffs and furloughs. Feelings of uncertainty and fear are unavoidable, as citizens question everything from the status of their…

Chicago Unions Stepping Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3, 2020 By Melissa Soria

Chicago unions are stepping up during this pandemic to assist in any way they can. Teamsters Local 703 workers at Chicago’s International Produce Market have been slammed since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but they’ve been working overtime to keep Chicagoland’s grocery stores stocked with fresh produce. “Basically, we’re on the front lines,” Ken Johnson, member…