IAM Local Lodge 2228

For Sunnyvale, Palo Alto and Santa Cruz CA Workers

Union Report 5/14/2020

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

Exposure Update – An employee working in B/632 Santa Cruz had reported corona symptoms, the employee has been off work since 5/11, the company reported today the employee is unlikely to have contacted the virus; the company performed sanitizing wipe downs as a precaution. During our meeting on Wednesday, we learned that an employee in Sunnyvale also had reported Corona symptoms, as of today the employee case was removed as symptoms were determined to be non covid. Today an employee working in B/071 may have been exposed to the virus at home, and after calling the hotline is on self-quarantine and will be paid KNDS. Although it is not believed that the virus was brought into work, a precautionary sanitizing was performed none the less.

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, there will not be a testing station in B/157 as previously reported. 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 are currently arriving at your address of record. See Fig. A below. Let us know if you have not received them.

Medical equipment production –The committee on Wednesday viewed a 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, some have returned to sender, however, the company is compiling a list and if you haven’t received yours by the week of June 1st, let us know. 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.

Misting -The next areas scheduled are in B/158 this Friday through Sunday.

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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