We have been hearing multiple reports of members calling in to medical with health concerns, only to be interrogated and given medical advice by those who are not healthcare professionals. This is unacceptable and we are going to fight to protect any member who feels they have been subjected to this kind of medical harassment.
The proposed Local Union Election Plan to nominate and elect delegates to the IBT Convention to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, in June of 2021 was submitted tot he Election Supervisor on July 27, 2020.
We are canceling our August General Membership Meeting, again due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. We will keep membership informed of the next meeting.
We are canceling our May membership meeting due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. We will be rescheduling our June meeting for Tuesday, June 16th at the same location in Virginia—the Courtyard by Marriott Springfield, located at 6710 Commerce St, Springfield, VA 22150.
The Executive Board has extended the contract voting period to make sure that all Local 96 members have the opportunity to vote on the contract extension.
The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed mail delivery and most members have not received their voting packet.
The new deadline to vote is Tuesday, May 5th at 12PM. Members will vote online or by telephone but you need to be get an authorization code first.