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President Timothy Melia Joins Senator Ed Markey for Important Conversation on the Need for Protective Equipment for Frontline Workers

UFCW Local 328 President Timothy Melia joined Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey on Facebook Live for an important conversation on the need for proper protective equipment for frontline workers during this crisis. To watch, visit: https://www.facebook.com/EdMarkeyforMA/videos/217101069540655/ The conversation begins at the 6:30 minute mark.

Important Information on Unemployment Insurance for Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Workers

Connecticut Connecticut Department of Labor Phone: 860-263-6975 or 203-455-2653 (for information but not for filing claims) Website:         https://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/UI-OnLine/index.htm Who qualifies for unemployment? Most workers will qualify for unemployment benefits, and during the COVID-19 emergency, eligibility will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  Please see this website for additional information:  http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/UI-OnLine/unemployedduetocoronavirus.pdf. ...
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How the CARES Act Helps UFCW Members

Additional information can be found by visiting the AFL-CIO’s State Resources website at https://aflcio.org/covid-19/state-resources and the National Employment Law Project’s fact sheet at https://s27147.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/Fact-Sheet-Unemployment-Insurance-Provisions-CARES-Act.pdf