COVID-19 Pandemic: Resources for NC Workers

Resources, Policy Recommendations, Fact Sheets for NC Workers, and more

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TAKE ACTION: Tell state lawmakers to protect essential workers who contract the coronavirus with Workers’ Compensation coverage


KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Stay Safe from COVID-19 at Work (PDF)

Personal Protective Equipment Recommendations for Essential Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Updates on Legal Issues for Unions Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic:

TAKE ACTION: Contact lawmakers and let them know you support reforms to the unemployment insurance system that will help workers weather this crisis

VIDEO: COVID-19 Update on Unemployment Insurance

A Step-By-Step Guide to Filing for Unemployment in NC by IATSE Local 600

NC General Assembly COVID-19 Resource Page

UPDATE: Unemployment Insurance and COVID-19 (fact sheet) (April 3, 2020)

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Get help navigating changes to and applying for unemployment insurance benefits

Get info about paid leave and paid sick leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

NCDES Unemployment Update on Federal CARES Act, which provides for three temporary benefit programs due to COVID-19

NC State AFL-CIO Resources on COVID-19 (Google Drive folder)

COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Guide for Workers Needing Immediate Assistance

NC State AFL-CIO Policy Recommendations: State & Local Legislative, Executive & Administrative Responses To COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Update on Union Plus financial benefits & services for union members

Unemployment Insurance, COVID-19, and Executive Order 118 (fact sheet):

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An AFL-CIO Survival Guide to Unemployment:

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State and federal policy responses to the COVID-19 virus

Know Your Rights: Your Employment and COVID-19:

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