ILA and USMX Establish Supplemental Unemployment Benefit Plan To Assist Eligible ILA-Represented Master Contract Workers To Replace Lost Income Caused By COVID-19

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (April 14, 2020) The ILA and USMX are happy to advice that they have agreed to establish this supplemental unemployment benefit plan (“SUB Plan”) to assist eligible ILA-represented workers covered by the Master Contract to replace lost income caused by the coronavirus know as COVID-1. The SUB Plan will supplement state and federal unemployment benefits and other governmental and local contract benefits that you apply for, so that any eligible worker’s weekly income, when the worker is out of work because of COVID-19, will amount to two-thirds (2/3) of the worker’s 2019 average weekly wage or $1,550, whichever is less.

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