Honoring all workers and our Teamsters victories this May Day

International Workers' Day, or May Day as it's more commonly known, is a day to celebrate workers, Unions and labor movement victories like the weekend, overtime pay, job protections, collective bargaining, pension benefits, and protections against injury on the job. May 1 was chosen to celebrate workers in memory of the Haymarket Massacre in Chicago in 1886, and the Union leaders who gave their lives in the fight for the eight-hour workday.

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Teamsters at CSU Negotiate 256 Paid Hours for Non-Work Related COVID-19 Leave

Our Teamsters Bargaining Team for CSU workers have negotiated another round of leave benefits for members in order to maintain jobs and livelihoods. Teamsters working at CSU campuses throughout California will now have access to 256 additional paid leave hours through Dec. 31, 2021. The leave may be applied to qualifying leaves retroactively to Jan. 1, 2021.

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New and Updated UC COVID-Related Leave Policies Benefit Teamsters Members

The UC Office of the President quietly updated multiple documents relating to COVID-19 leaves without informing employees or reflecting updated dates on their website. Teamsters 2010 continuously demanded changes to UC policies that severely restricted our members’ ability to care for loved ones during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.

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