Solidarity Through Safety
Getting 'Back to Normal', Vaccines Protect Everyone on the Job.
"These vaccines are one of the greatest triumphs since America landed the Apollo missions on the moon," said International President Lonnie R. Stephenson. "I could not be prouder of the IBEW's involvement in bringing them to the world."
To interrrupt the spread of the virus, 80-85% of the population must be vaccinated. As of late summer, that number had stalled at only about 50%. For many reasons, some more scientifically grounded than others, a significant portion of the population hasn't been vaccinated, including some of our IBEW members. According to a Carnegies Mellon study published in August, construction workers had the lowest vaccination rate of all occupations.
That has to change.
Read the full article in the Electrical Worker: ibew.org/articles/21ElectricalWorker/EW2110/index.html