Organized Labor Responses and Resources to Support Workers



Read about the critical issues being addressed in upcoming COVID legislation and it’s impact on municipalities:

Here’s a sample letter to send to your representative about COVID-19 legislation that calls for resources to be sent to municipalities:

Here are talking points to use to call your representative about COVID-19 legislation that will help municipalities:

Check out how you can protect workers on the frontlines dealing with Coronavirus and well as read their incredible stories, and take action on current issues:
COVID – 19 Resources

Coronavirus Crisis Exposes Urgent Need for Fully Funded Public Services

American Federation of Teachers

National Education Association

What to Think About When Your School is Closing Due to Coronavirus:

Schools and Coronavirus:


Benefit available for Eligible and Qualified SASMI Members affected by the COVID-19 virus:

Other SMART resources for union members:

Sheet Metal Construction Industry Guildelines:

International Brotherhood of Teamsters


This link highlights the critical Infrastructure jobs and how to protect those essential workers at the job site


Check out SEIU’s website Protect All Workers:

SEIU Response to Covid-19

SEIU’s Key Messages and Tough Questions

NELP - Enact Policies to Protect Workers as U.S. faces Coronavirus

State and Local Policies
– States should ensure their Unemployment Insurance (UI) policies are meeting the needs of all workers.
– Pass Paid Sick Leave legislation that is available to all workers and remind residents of existing policies, if there are any.
– Pass Paid Family and Medical Leave policies that are available to all workers and remind residents of existing policies, if there are any.
– Support policies that ensure all people have access to quality health care, including testing for COVID-19 n

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NABTU letter to governors about essential construction jobs

NEA - Resources for Online Learning During School Closures

Additional Worker Protections

How the Federal Government Can Protect Essential Workers in the Fight Against Coronavirus