Informational picket at TruStone Finanical Credit Union Burnsville, MN Informational picket at TruStone Finanical Credit Union Burnsville, MN

Informational picket at TruStone Finanical Credit Union Burnsville, MN

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Health Care COVID-19 ETS Good Start, More Work Needed

Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issuing a COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) for health care workers:

Fifteen months into this pandemic, health care workers will finally have enforceable OSHA protections that will require their employers to provide prevention measures to keep them safe from COVID-19 at work. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh should be commended for taking this overdue step to care for the workers who care for us.

Watch Local 40 Vice President Dina Carlisle, RN on WNYZ News Channel 7 discussing the federal investigation into McLaren Macomb Hospital.

(WXYZ) — Last month, the 7 Investigators showed you how nurses inside McLaren Macomb were blowing the whistle on what they said were unsanitary conditions and a lack of COVID-19 protocols inside the hospital. That story sparked a social media firestorm, prompting thousands of shares and comments from patients and employees detailing similar concerns.

JUNE IS PRIDE MONTH

OPEIU is proud to honor Pride Month 2021 by once again committing to the fight for justice alongside our LGBTQIA+ family, both in and out of the workplace. LGBTQIA+ rights are workers' rights.

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Memorial Day

This Memorial Day weekend, we remember all those we've lost in the performance of their military duty. This year, we also remember those we've lost to COVID-19, police brutality and gun violence.

We all deserve rest and relaxation after everything we've collectively been through, but we must remember on Tuesday the fight begins again for a living wage for all working people and for passage of the PRO Act, which would make it easier for everyone to join together in a union.
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