COVID19—What if I … ?

What if I get sick

FREE peer-to-peer counseling for dealing with the stresses of the pandemic

The emotional stress of the COVID-19 pandemic puts healthcare personnel at exceptional risk. California Medical Association (CMA) Wellness Program (CMA Wellness) has launched the Care 4 Caregivers Now program, connecting front line caregivers with a trained peer coach offering remote and …

updated workers’ comp info in the age of COVID-19

This book was recently updated, with a COVID-19 Chapter The Union Stewards’ Guide to Workers’ Compensation. You can also watch the webinar on workers’ compensation, COVID-19, and Govenor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-62-20 by visiting: https://youtu.be/vxVljidsfAA Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

“Did I catch it at work?” Gov. Newsom’s Executive Order

We urged Governor Newsom to do more to protect those of us who contract COVID-19 from unscrupulous employers who deny we caught it on the job. He listened. He issued a temporary executive order—which covers March 19, 2020, through July …

COVID-19 Signs and Symptoms Tracker

Click here for a helpful tool for recording symptoms during a COVID-19 illness, or suspected illness. Use this to: Gauge and track illness in yourself or a loved one Know when to seek medical treatment Document your own illness for …

Need child care? Go Union! Introducing a partnership with SEIU Local 99 Child Care Providers

Dear 121RN Members: SEIU Local 99’s licensed family child care providers are stepping up to provide care to healthcare workers during this crisis. Click here to find out more about how you can find reliable, affordable child care near you. …

Wage Replacement Options for RNs who Can’t Work **Current as of April 13, 2020**

Note: If you are unsure about eligibility, you are still encouraged to apply for programs that may help. As long as you’re honest, there is no penalty for being found ineligible due to the facts of their case. You may …

Offers, freebies, discounts for healthcare workers…

Click here for the: Ultimate List of Resources, Discounts & Offers For Healthcare Workers During COVID-19   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Hotels for Healthcare Workers

The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services introduces its Hotels for Healthcare Workers program, offering no cost or discounted rates for healthcare workers exposed to or who test positive for COVID-19. Click here to learn more.     Did you like …

SEIU International COVID-19 Resource Page

SEIU members and millions of other service and care workers across the country are on the front lines of this crisis every day, putting our health at risk to protect our families and our communities during this medical emergency. Many …

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Provide Expanded Access to Child Care for Essential Workers During COVID-19 Response

Published: Apr 04, 2020 Order will ensure guidance on prioritizing enrollment of children of essential critical infrastructure workers Order will suspend restrictions on access to state-subsidized child care programs Order also allows California to take advantage of new federal flexibility …

Child Care options

Child Care Aware is a site where you can plug in your ZIP code and your local child care resource and referral will pop up. Should the agency receive a call from a family that isn’t in their area, they’ll …

We pushed. HCA listened. Here’s some good news about sick pay and more…

Dear 121RN Members: As you know, for nearly two months now your Union has sent your hospital a steady stream of information requests, demands to bargain and strong recommendations for responsible policies during this pandemic. Many of you have also …

FAQ: Paid Sick Leave

FAQs on laws enforced by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office Q. Can an employee use California Paid Sick Leave due to COVID-19 illness? A. Yes. If the employee has paid sick leave available, the employer must provide such leave and …

Airbnb hosts to help provide housing to 100,000 COVID-19 responders

New global initiative will provide free or subsidized housing for healthcare professionals, relief workers, and first responders, typically closer to where they are working Airbnb Hosts can opt in to provide homes that follow new cleanliness protocols based on recommendations …

Benefits for workers impacted by COVID-19

What employees impacted by COVID-19 are entitled to may be confusing. Use this chart to make it easier to understand what resources may be available. Click on the chart for a larger version. …and here are helpful phone numbers: »»» …

SEIU California resources page

Safety guidance, state and local government resources, and more. Visit this resource page here: http://seiuca.org/covid-19/resources/ Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Our sister local, SEIU-UHW, has a great FAQ

Visit their “Financial Resources—Frequently Asked Questions” page here: https://www.seiu-uhw.org/stories/financial-support-for-workers-and-our-families-covid19/ Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Los Angeles County Federation of Labor Coronavirus resources page

The current situation with the Coronavirus has hit Los Angeles, leaving many in our community concerned and confused. As announcements stream in about emergency procedures and canceled events, we assure you that the Los Angeles Labor Movement is working around …

California Employment Development Department’s Covid-19 page

Visit their info page here: https://edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm Did you like this? Share it:Tweet