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COVID-19: Paid Leave & Short-Term Disability

UPS Teamsters are eligible for paid leave and short-term disability benefits if you are under a physician’s care for COVID-19 or have been advised by a physician, teladoc or state agency to self-quarantine.

"As deliveries soar, UPS drivers say company's coronavirus precautions may not keep them or customers safe" — NBC News

A new report from NBC News reveals the lack of sanitary conditions UPS'ers are experiencing at work during the global pandemic.

COVID-19 UPDATE: UPSers Win Paid Leave Benefits

UPS will pay up to ten days of paid leave to Teamsters who are diagnosed with COVID-19, living with someone with COVID-19, or have been quarantined by a government agency, medical professional or UPS.

UPS management had previously announced that workers affected by the Coronavirus would only be granted unpaid leave.

More than 15,000 Teamsters signed a petition from UPS Teamsters United protesting the company’s failure to provide paid leave or address hazardous unsanitary conditions. We made our voices heard!

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