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Covid-19 Guidance from CPWR

March 30, 2020

Please click here for the latest guidance on Covid-19

CPWR Guidance on COVID-19: March 27

In response to the construction industry’s questions regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, the following are steps workers should be taking now:• Don’t go to work if you are feeling sick.• Don’t go to work if you have a fever.• Don’t go to work if you have a cough or shortness of breath.• Avoid contact with sick […]

Cigna Offers Convenience at no Cost Through Virtual Care and myCigna App

March 27, 2020

Life is demanding. It’s hard to find time to take care of yourself and your family members as it is, never mind when one of you isn’t feeling well. That’s why your health plan through Cigna includes access to medical and behavioral/mental health virtual care.   Whether it’s late at night and your doctor or therapist […]

LMCT Executive Director Ielmini appears on AWF Podcast

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust Executive Director Pete Ielmini represented the LMCT on America’s Work Force podcast on March 26.

NABTU Summary of US Government COVID-19 relief legislation

Summary In the last two weeks, Congress has passed one major piece of legislation and is poised to do the same in the coming days on a second bill. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has been signed into law by the president. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is […]

Canadian Federal Government Response Plan – Support for Workers

March 26, 2020

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) On March 25, the Prime Minister announced a new taxable benefit that provides $2,000/month for up to four months for workers who lose their income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stricter Asbestos regulations put in place in Washington State

March 25, 2020

On March 19, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee approved legislation to regulate the amount of asbestos used in building materials and industrial facilities.

Coronavirus Update 03242020

This Week’s Update from Business Manager Jim Cassidy

March 24, 2020

Please follow the link below for unemployment information to “When the Paychecks Stop” and Union Plus Benefits. PAYCHECK STOPS UNION PLUS BENEFITS

CDC recommendations to slow the spread of the Coronavirus

March 23, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced a plan to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.