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Rhode Island COVID-19 Resources

UNEMPLOYMENT File an Unemployment claim: https://dltweb.dlt.ri.gov/UIClaims2013/intro/index.aspx?AC=yes GENERAL QUESTIONS & CASH ASSISTANCE For General Questions: Call 211 for United Way helpline To see what public assistance you qualify for go to: https://healthyrhode.ri.gov/access/am-i-eligible?PAGE_ACTION=LoadWelcome&language=EN For a full listing of public assistance programs go to: http://www.economicprogressri.org/index.php/guide-to-assistance-full-listing-all-programs/ PAYING MORTGAGE OR RENT Hardest hit fund for homeowners: hhfri.org or call (401) 277-1500 Rhode […]

UNITE HERE Local 26 Guidelines to Reopening the Hotel Industry

  REGARDING THE REOPENING OF THE BOSTON HOTEL INDUSTRY Carlos Aramayo, President, UNITE HERE Local 26   The public health crisis caused by COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted UNITE HERE Local 26’s members and their families. As the union representing over 12,000 mostly black and brown members in the hospitality industry, we have suffered the human […]

Donate to Support Boston and Rhode Island Hospitality Workers During COVID-19

The COVID–19 pandemic is hitting hospitality workers especially hard. As business pauses in sports and event venues, airports, hotels, universities, and convention centers, working families are facing layoffs and uncertainty. You can help by making a donation today. Funds are used to help hospitality workers: maintain family health insurance coverage during layoffs or reduced hours […]

Recent Local 26 Victories

Local 26 COVID-19 Crisis Hotline is Up and Running Local 26 members can call 339-215-3579 to receive support with applying for unemployment or other state aid. Other resources are also available at https://www.local26.org/2020/03/covid-19-resources/. MIT, Tufts, and Harvard Agree to Pay Dining Hall Workers during COVID-19 Crisis Red Sox include Fenway Concessions Workers in Support Package