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What to Do If You Feel Sick or May Have Been Exposed to the Coronavirus

If you do not feel well or may have been exposed to the coronavirus, call in before you come to work and risk exposing another Teamster or WGL co-worker.

Call 703-750-4115 and speak with Cindy Abel, the Washington Gas manager for Occupational Health and Wellness. Washington Gas will protect your confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA. 

Washington Gas Local 96 Bargaining Update-COVID19

COVID-19 is the most serious health and safety threat we have ever faced.

Local 96 Teamsters are on the frontlines every day serving our communities at risk to ourselves and our families.

Teamsters Local 96 is at the negotiating table to address members’ need in this crisis.

April Membership Meeting Canceled Due to COVID-19

The April Membership Meeting for Teamsters Local 96 has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation.

Local 96 Covid-19 UPDATE

Local 96 and Washington Gas have come to an agreement that the company will reimburse each employee up to $200 for cleaning supplies and protective gear.

United We Bargain, Divided We Beg

Over 500 Teamsters filled out our Contract Survey. The results show that Washington Gas workers are united for a fair contract.

Come Out to Our Contract Negotiations Kickoff on March 28

It's our contract and we'll fight it! Come out to our Contract Kickoff to hear the results of our contract survey, talk about our bargaining proposals, and make plans to win a good contract. 

Local 96 Members Sharing Their Issues with the Contract Survey

Last week, we held Contract Survey Days in Southeast, Springfield, Northwest, Chillum, Rockville, and Ravensworth. Over 400 members filled out surveys.

Local 96 Teamsters at Washington Gas are united to win a strong contract. Contract negotiations are our chance to win improvements by sticking together as a union. 

Take the Contract Survey and Unite for a Fair Contract

Local 96 Teamsters at Washington Gas are uniting to win a strong contract.

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Teamsters Local 96 celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The best way to honor his legacy is to follow in his footsteps by uniting together for social and economic justice for ALL people. There is no gain without struggle. We will remember that message as we head into contract negotiations. 

Get Your Certificate of Coverage with American Life Insurance Company

As an active member, retiree or staff member of IBT Local 96, you have a no-cost $3,500 Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefit. This benefit and others listed below are provided jointly through IBT Local 96 and American Income Life Insurance Company (AIL), a 100% union company serving working families just like yours.