Below are details on the Federal and New York State laws — that were recently passed to provide various types of sick leave for affected workers and families — as well as guidance for workers based in New Jersey.
Please contact your Business Agent (President Jason Ide or Secretary-Treasurer Walter Taylor) for questions about eligibility for any of these benefits. If you do not know who your BA is please call Office Manager Emilia Hart at Local 814 and she can direct you.
The New York City Central Labor Council has complied a larger and more exhaustive list of resources and benefits for union members — including information on expedited unemployment insurance, the waiving of bank fees, temporary mortgage relief and the suspension of eviction proceedings for renters — that can be found here.COVID-Federal-Benefit-Grid-1
Below is a basic chart to help explain benefits and resources available to workers based in New Jersey. But for for more detailed guidance, members should visit the New Jersey Department of Labor web-site here.