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VICTORY! We helped the HERO bill to pass the NY state legislature. Now we need Governor Cuomo to sign the legislation to give workers enforceable protections from COVID and other infectious diseases.

Are you a UFCW member? Share your story about why hazard pay is important to you.

Whether you work at a grocery store, pharmacy, senior care facility, hospital, or in meatpacking and food processing, your union believes that you have earned and deserve hazard pay.

By sharing your story about the risks you face at work, you are helping to send a message to our employers.


Take Action

Tell Your Senator to Support Hazard Pay for Food Workers!

UFCW members have been working and dying during this pandemic. To date, 374 UFCW members have died due to COVID-19 and over 69,900 members have been infected or exposed to the virus. You have been reporting to work throughout the pandemic and deserve to be compensated for the extreme risk that you and your families face every day.

The COVID-19 Relief Bill is moving quickly through Congress.

Your state’s congressional leaders need to hear from YOU about what you are facing on the frontlines to stress the urgent need to fight for hazard pay.

Send a message today. Feel free to customize the email to tell your story about COVID-19.