Boston Public Library Employees Union Local 1526

This is a critically important budget alert for AFSCME public sector employees in Massachusetts!  

TO: All City of Boston Employees
FROM: Justin Sterritt, Chief of Administration and Finance
SUBJECT: Update to Return to Work Guidelines Related to COVID-19
Testing or Symptoms and Temporary Modifications to City of
Boston Attendance Policy
DATE: January 10, 2022


Prior to physically reporting to work for any work shift, employees should self-monitor for
symptoms of COVID-19 utilizing the City of Boston COVID-19 Employee Self-Monitoring
Checklist. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever (100.4° F or greater), cough, shortness of
breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or
smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.

Join me in congratulating Ann-Marie Clark-Borden on her recognition from AFSCME International and for her work here at BPL and beyond!

American Red Cross (ARC) workers, including many AFSCME members, are rallying this week in cities nationwide to fight back against mistreatment from their employer and demand a fair contract.

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