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: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qwyngqahwlz5n33/Sample%20Email%20or%20Letter%20to%20Local%20Government%20Federal%20CV4%20BIll.docx?dl=0
Here are talking points to use to call your representative about COVID-19 legislation that will help municipalities: https://www.dropbox.com/s/yzrbjzek51ysvev/TPs%20on%20fiscal%20relief%204.8%20%281%29%20%281%29.docx?dl=0
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 https://www.afscme.org/covid-19
Coronavirus Crisis Exposes Urgent Need for Fully Funded Public Services
What to Think About When Your School is Closing Due to Coronavirus: http://neatoday.org/2020/03/16/things-to-think-about-when-your-school-is-closing/?utm_source=nea_today&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20200318&utm_content=school_closings
Schools and Coronavirus: https://neatoday.org/2020/01/06/schools-and-coronavirus
Benefit available for Eligible and Qualified SASMI Members affected by the COVID-19 virus: http://www.sasmi.org/COVID19
Other SMART resources for union members: https://smart-union.org/news/smart-cov-id-resources-for-union-members/
Sheet Metal Construction Industry Guildelines: https://files.constantcontact.com/2fa3b47a701/f67b23c9-9bb8-4404-b1ab-9dcd3b26b0e1.pdf
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: https://protectallworkers.org/
SEIU Response to Covid-19
SEIU’s Key Messages and Tough Questions
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
Download complete publication: https://s27147.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/Federal-and-State-Policies-one-pager-V-03-20-20.pdf