IAM Local Lodge 2228

For Sunnyvale, Palo Alto and Santa Cruz CA Workers

Union Bulletin 5/18/2020

Corona Virus Update — Company Hotline for COVID 19 is 877 342 3908

Exposure Update – The employee working in B/632 Santa Cruz that was believed to be exposed to the Corona Virus was cleared by their personal physician and is awaiting to be cleared by the company to return to work. The employee from Sunnyvale who had been exposed to the virus at home, is currently still on self-quarantine and is being paid KNDS. During our meeting today it was revealed that a Non Bargaining Unit employees may have been exposed outside of the workplace and is at home on self-quarantine, no additional information was available at this time, we will keep you informed as we learn more.

Case Tracker – You will be able to track certain information on the following link regarding cases confirmed, active and recovered. httpss://insidelm.external.lmco.com/covid-19-space-updates-case-tracker If you have questions, contact your

Symptom Checking –LM Space employees as well as vendors, are to self-check their symptoms prior to coming into the facility. Temperature checking stations are located at all Bay Area locations; B/202 Palo Alto, B/602 SCF, the Visitors Center SVL see Fig B below. If a temperature of 100.4 is indicated you are to go home and contact the hot line.

Thermometers – Reusable strip type thermometers are currently arriving in your mailboxes. See Fig. A below. Let us know if you have not received them. See attachments for more information sent out last week.

Medical equipment production –Production is continuing on three shifts and may continue through July. See the video clip from ABC channel 7 regarding production and engineering of medical devices in Palo Alto for the effort to stop the Corona Virus. httpss://abc7news.com/health/exclusive-lockheed-martin-steps-up-to-help-covid-19-healthcare-workers/6173617/

Masks -The company has mailed masks to LM space employees, if you have not received yours by the week of June 1st, let us know. The company also has disposable masks and black cloth masks for employees as needed. According to the recent SCC order all employees have to wear masks on Company grounds. New hires will receive masks as part of their new hire packet.

Remember the following:
If you feel sick, stay home and call the hotline number above
Social distancing – keep at least 6 feet between you and others when possible including lunch & breaks
Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds
Try not to touch your face or your eyes
For those who are not sick and don’t feel comfortable at work, discuss this with your manager and take time off – using Unpaid, Paid Absence Leave or Vacation, if approved.

The process for those who don’t feel well is to call the Hotline and discuss how you feel. If you are directed to self-quarantine, a notice will be sent to your manager and your labor relations business partner.

Your input continues to be valuable; please continue to pass it on to your stewards, Dimas Resendez, David Johnson, Kimberlee Hamilton Alarcon, Brian Babcock and Rod Thole. Bulletins will also be posted on LL2228 website www.iamll2228.org.

The Union and the Company are clearly working together to make sure you are safe on the job. We will continue to post bulletins after meetings.


Kevin Lee
408 829 4563

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