IAM Local Lodge 2228

For Sunnyvale, Palo Alto and Santa Cruz CA Workers

Union Report 5/06/2020

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

Exposure Update – Today it was reported that there is one employee from B/195 being monitored for COVID-19 like symptoms, which have yet to be confirmed. However, this employee has not been at work in weeks. The LM Space medical staff will monitor and instruct this employee based on their findings. 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 committee.

Symptom Checking – late last week the Santa Clara County and now Santa Cruz County Health Orders were extended through the month of May. Appendix A of both orders has listed several items that had to be implemented; some of these we have been practicing, however, all employees, LM Space or Vendors, are to self-check their symptoms prior to coming into the facility. Temperature checking stations are currently being positioned at all Bay Area locations B/202 Palo Alto, B/602 SCF, the Visitors Center in /B157 SVL See the PowerPoint presentation included with this bulletin for additional information. If a temperature of 100.4 is indicated you are to go home and contact the hot line.

Thermometers – Reusable strip type thermometers were mailed late last week and should be arriving soon at your address of record. Let us know if you have not received them.

Misting – The updated schedule should be received tomorrow. If misting is to occur in your area please remember to put personal belongings away. Misting is tentatively scheduled for B/174 this Friday and B/158 for mid-May.

Blood Drive – The Blood Drive previously discussed will take place on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 from 0800 – 1230 in the B/157 cafeteria. Watch for details in your email. See the attached ePostCard included with this bulletin.

Masks -The company has mailed masks to LM space employees. Check your mailboxes. Let us know if you have not received yours by early next week. Your official address of record is where they will be sent; Check/Update your address of record. Your Union masks are on order and will be coming soon – see the example below. According to the recent SCC order all employees have to wear masks on Company grounds.

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



Kevin Lee
408 829 4563

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