Important Updates about Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

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ESPN: “Sudden vanishing of sports due to coronavirus will cost at least $12 billion, analysis says”

Philly stadium workers are included in this ESPN article: “‘Some people think this is like pocket change or work for folks in high school or college. It’s not,’ said Rosslyn Wuchinich, president of UNITE HERE Local 274, which represents 2,500 concession workers at 76ers, Flyers and Eagles games in Philadelphia. ‘These are people supporting families on this income. This crisis is a deep, deep financial crisis for low-wage workers.'”

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Gov. Wolf: Health Secretary Signs Order Providing Worker Safety Measures to Combat COVID-19

Important safety information for our members who are still working as essential workers.

“Governor Tom Wolf announces today that Dr. Rachel Levine, under her authority as Secretary of the Department of Health to take any disease control measure appropriate to protect the public from the spread of infectious disease, signed an order directing protections for critical workers who are employed at businesses…”  Read More…

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS as essential workers and refer to the following resource:20.04.17 Exposure Exec Order summary 2.pdf


Chicago Sun Times: Union calls on hotels to continue paying laid-off workers

“The union representing 7,600 Chicago hotel workers called on the industry Monday to continue paying laid-off members, saying the cutoff of paychecks is costing the city’s neighborhoods $5 million in lost earnings per week…”

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Orlando Sentinel: Orlando airport workers file OSHA complaint against HMS Host

HMS Host workers at the Orlando airport file OSHA complaint for unsafe working condition:

“Workers at many of Orlando International Airport’s restaurants say management kept them in the dark about what to do or how to protect themselves as coronavirus cases grew around them, infecting nearly a dozen TSA workers…”

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The Philadelphia Inquirer: “Stimulus payments are starting to arrive. If you can afford it, here’s how to use that money to help Philly”

This Inquirer article gave our local hardship fund a shout-out:

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The Philadelphia Inquirer: ‘I feel like I’ve been benched’

The Philadelphia Inquirer profiles 9 people in the Philly region, including a PHL OTG worker.

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