Thousands of AFGE activists and community members are visiting the union’s website for information on how the coronavirus is impacting government workers and their agencies. AFGE’s coronavirus resource website includes: telework and travel guidance from various agencies; flexibility regarding medical prescription guidelines; updated bargaining guidance around coronavirus; guidance from OPM, DOL, OWCP, & CDC; specific information about coronavirus for employees in different sectors from the AFL-CIO.
AFSCME members are on the front lines, caring for and transporting those afflicted with the virus. Workers in emergency services, health care, child care, educational institutions and many others may come in contact with those infected by the virus, endangering themselves. AFSCME resource website includes fact sheets, latest news, CDC and OSHA resources.