IAM Local Lodge 2228

For Sunnyvale, Palo Alto and Santa Cruz CA Workers

Union Bulletin 5/20/2020

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

Exposure Update – The employee working in B/632 Santa Cruz that had been believed to be exposed to the Corona Virus was cleared by their personal physician and has returned 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. The Non-Bargaining Unit employee that may have been exposed outside of the workplace has also been quarantined on a precautionary basis. Additionally, a precautionary cleaning was also performed. It has been determined that both Sunnyvale cases did not pose a risk to any other employees on campus.

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

Misting – Certain areas in B/158 which had not been misted over the weekend will be caught up on Thursday, the B/195 complex is scheduled for misting this weekend. Once again, remove all personal belongings from your work areas. Management should notify you of all misting scheduled for your areas.

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 in Palo Alto, B/602 in Santa Cruz, and the Visitors Center in 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.

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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