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The IBEW Local 48 Business Office and Dispatch have resumed operations as outlined in the Emergency Hiring Hall Rule Amendment dated March 23, 2020.

Dispatch will begin the evening of July 15, 2020 at 6:00pm.

Please continue to check the COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES page on our website (click here to be redirected)  and follow our Local 48 Facebook page.

Due to the circumstances surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19 Local 48 will be closing its business office effective Monday, March 23, 2020. Local 48 staff will still be dispatching members as outlined in the Emergency Amendment to the Hiring Hall Rules. If you feel that you need in person assistance, please call 503-256-4848. Basic dues may be paid by phone, online or mail. The Local’s staff will continue to serve our membership via phone and e-mail during this difficult time. You can find all staff phone numbers and e-mails under the Leadership Tab of this website. 

Employee Assistance Program

 “The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL benefit that can assist you and your eligible family members with any personal problems, large or small.”

https://www.cascadecenters.com/

Below are some links related to the current situation but check out the site it is full of so much more.

 

21 Things You Can Do While You’re Living Through a Traumatic Experience

Tips to help you cope with a traumatic experience, crisis or disaster

Natural disasters and other traumatic experiences can be times of intense crisis in the moment, but our needs for coping and psychological safety do not necessarily end when the physical danger is over. Whether you are in the midst of a traumatic experience, crisis, or disaster, or whether you’re struggling to cope with a recent experience with trauma, try these tips for getting through.

https://www.cascadecenters.com/21-Things-You-Can-Do-While-Youre-Living-Through-a-Traumatic-Experience

 

Trauma: Tips for Coping

How people respond to trauma varies somewhat from person to person. Individual factors such as how you usually handle stressful situations and what kind of support you have both at work and in your personal life may influence both your short-term and long-term reactions.

https://www.cascadecenters.com/Trauma-Tips-for-Coping

 

7 Tips to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

With fires, hurricanes, flooding and tornadoes happening around the county, it's smart to be prepared.

https://www.cascadecenters.com/15EE265

 

What are Common Reactions to Trauma?

All kinds of trauma survivors commonly experience stress reactions. This is true for veterans, children, and disaster rescue or relief workers. If you understand what is happening when you or someone you know reacts to a traumatic event, you may be less fearful and better able to handle things.

https://www.cascadecenters.com/What-are-Common-Reactions-to-Trauma

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