PLEASE CALL YOUR SENATORS TO EXPRESS THE DIRE NEED FOR USPS TO BE INCLUDED IN A CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PLAN! If this doesn’t happen, the future looks bleak for USPS, its employees and retirees. Please make the call!
Grassley – (202)224-3744Ernst – (202)224-3254
Hawkeye District Covid-19 numbers: 1 positive case, 42 currently quarantined. Concern that low numbers may be due to inadequate testing
The Hawkeye District Covid-19 positive RCA is doing better, now home on oxygen
District meeting took place today and the following was discussed:
Banners to go up around the USPS thanking employees and labeling us heroes
District is tracking supplies and who has or needs social distancing barriers
District office has plenty of supplies. If you need something, let us know!
If you see empty wipes/sanitizer stations, please ask for a steward/tell Supervisor
Working on placing plexiglass between retail window stations, 350 plexiglasses to be received from HQ
Since Detroit is getting hit hard with Covid-19, mail is being diverted to Des Moines. We are calling on all mail containers (APCs, etc) to be disinfected prior to entering our buildings
Please don’t drink out of the water fountains, only use for filling bottles – need signs/safety talk?
Please don’t spit in the trash or floor (sunflower seeds) – safety talk?
Discussion on fans in the workplace in relation to Covid-19 concerns
More talk about hazard pay for USPS reporting to work
More people seem to be wearing masks on the workroom floor.
Shower curtains are being used as barriers at some stations/offices on a temporary basis until plexiglass is installed