Sheet Metal Workers JATC Local 137
50-02 5th Street Suite A
Long Island City,
NY 11101
Tel: 718-937-4514
Fax: 718-937-4113
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AFLCIO News Feed

CURRENT NEWS

 

January 26, 2021 

Dear Brother/Sister: 
 
Please see the below listing of dates for upcoming 2022 General Membership Meetings:
 
        • Thursday, February 3, 2022
        • Thursday, April 7, 2022
        • Thursday, June 2, 2022 (Proposal Meeting)
        • Friday, July 29, 2022 (Special Ratification)
        • Thursday, September 1, 2022
        • Thursday, December 1, 2022 (Holiday Meeting)
 
All above meetings will be held promptly in person at 5:00 pm at
 
S.M.A.R.T. Local Union 137 Union Hall 50-02 5th Street Suite A, LIC NY 11101 718-937-4514
 
All meetings are subject to change and if necessary, can be held virtually via zoom
All Stewards, Instructors and Apprentices are required to attend all scheduled General Membership meetings.
 
 
 
 

NO SURPRISE ACT: YOUR RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS AGAINST SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS

 

Visit https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ebsa/laws-and-regulations/laws/no-surprise-surprise-act for more information about your rights under federal law.

 

Dear Brothers And Sisters,

Please be advised the union office is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 4:00pm. All visits to the office will require an appointment.

 

IMPORTANT BENEFITS INFORMATION 

SMART Local Union 137 is providing all pertinent information regarding the Care Act, Unemployment Benefits, Family Leave Act, and important FAQ's via the documents below. Please take the time to carefully read the information as it may pertain to you and the benefits you are entilted to. If you have any further questions or are unclear on any issue email your union representative. 

NJ COVID 19 SCENARIOS AND BENEFITS AVAILABLE

Download UPDATED NJ DOL COVID-19 SCENARIOS.pdf

NJ WORKERS RELIEF 

Download NJ Worker Relief1.pdf

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS: UPDATED FAQs

https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/ui-covid-faq.pdf

UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE FLOW CHART

https://labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/cares-act-need-to-know-flowchart.pdf

UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE (PUA)

https://labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/pandemic-unemployment-assistance.pdf

COVID GOVERNMENT INFORMATION LINKS

Download COVID Government Information Links.pdf

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CARE ACT

https://labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/cares-act-need-to-know.pdf

UNEMPLOYMENT FILING DOC

https://www.labor.ny.gov/pressreleases/2020/march-17-2020-1.shtm

UNEMPLOYMENT FAQS

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2020/03/dol_unemploymentinsurancefaq_032720.pdf

CONTRACTOR RESPONSIBILITIES 

https://nabtu.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/ContractorSummary.pdf

SICK LEAVE LAW

https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2020/03/obtaining-order-of-quarantine.pdf

CARE ACT

https://covid-19.theabdteam.com/blog/how-the-cares-act-affects-employee-benefits

 

COVID-19 RELIEF AVAILABLE TO WORKERS UNDER NEW YORK STATE LAW

COVID-19 RELIEF AVAILABLE TO WORKERS UNDER FEDERAL LAW

 

ALERT: COVID-19 INFORMATION 

For your convenience we have provided link that will serve as reliable resources on how to limit and handle exposure including unemployment information. Please click on the links below for further details. 

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

https://labor.ny.gov/pressreleases/2020/march-17-2020-1.shtm

Yesterday, Governor Cuomo signed Executive Order 202.6 CONTINUING TEMPORARY SUSPENSION AND MODIFICATION OF LAWS RELATING TO THE DISASTER EMERGENCY –which requires Employers to reduce in-person workforce to 50% at any work location no later than March 20 at 8pm CONSTRUCTION is NOT SUBJECT to these restrictions.  Read the entire Executive Order 202.6 here:

https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/no-2026-continuing-temporary-suspension-and-modification-laws-relating-disaster-emergency?fbclid=IwAR2U36ZMnkAJEkis5P2NqbNzKz-K_J81ygafzzYqdFclg9c7Dce8Vq_WfXI

 

 



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