Coronavirus Updates

Local 94 and our Affiliated Benefit Funds are here for you during this crisis. We will keep this page updated with the latest news and resources. Please check it frequently.

January 20, 2021

Brothers and Sisters,

For some 10 months now, we have endured the painful loss of friends and family without the opportunity to say farewell; unable to celebrate birthdays, holidays, and the milestones of accomplishment. All the while we watched as the infections spread and the death toll rose.

The New Year brought news of FDA approval for several COVID-19 vaccines that would finally bring an end to this nightmare. That was the good news. We have hope.

We also have millions of our brothers and sisters of all ages and in all stages of life who want and need to be vaccinated. And the supply cannot meet the demand. In response, the government has established guidelines for the distribution of the vaccine. Please visit your local government’s website for more information.

Examples of websites in the tri-state area are as follows:

Officials across all branches of government have worked to expand the distribution of the vaccine. We are currently working with the state and city governments and local healthcare facilities to join in that effort and hopefully will be able to deliver the vaccine to our members at our union offices.

Nothing is definite, but we are hopeful. You will be notified if we are successful.

As always, the health and safety of our members and your families is our primary obligation.

In Solidarity,

Kuba J. Brown

 

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Past Updates

Important Update (December 14, 2020)

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 Testing Requested By Employer (July 15, 2020)

COVID-19 Update: Administrative Offices Re-Opening (July 9, 2020)

IRS Extension of Deadlines (June 22, 2020)

Interim Guidance For Commercial Building Management (June 11, 2020)

Best Practices for Reentering Commercial Buildings in Phase Two of New York Forward During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis (June 11, 2020) 

May 13th Meeting Cancelled (May 5, 2020)

Stress and Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis (April 24, 2020)

Paid Leave and Unemployment Q&A (April 14, 2020)

Updates for School Division Members (April 8, 2020)

Mechanical Systems Safety Guide (April 2, 2020)

Infection Advisory (March 31, 2020)

Coronavirus Update (March 24, 2020)

Reminder: Local 94 Members are Considered Essential Employees (March 21, 2020)

Coronavirus Update (March 20, 2020)

Coronavirus Update (March 18, 2020)

An Update on the Coronavirus (March 18, 2020)

COVID-19 FAQs from Empire (March 6, 2020)

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