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FEMA will Assist with COVID-19 Related Funeral Expenses
Starting next month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020, as part of the American Rescue Plan Act. The agency is working on how it will provide this assistance and additional guidance is being finalized. In the meantime, people who have COVID-19 funeral expenses are encouraged to keep and gather documentation including funeral receipts and an official death certificate that attributes the death to COVID-19.
NTEU 222 members if you experienced problems as a result of the storm in Texas please click on this link https://feea.org/our-programs/disaster-relief/ There is a toggle box on the front page to start the online grant application.
National Treasury Employees Union
The National Treasury Employees Union represents some 150,000 workers in 31 government agencies, making it the largest independent non-postal federal employees union. The union specializes in representation of non-supervisory federal employees in every classification and pay level in civilian agencies. NTEU has worked for over seven decades to expand the scope of federal employee protections, rights, and benefits. NTEU’s negotiated labor agreements are second to none.
NTEU Chapter 222
Chapter 222 has Union offices in two POD’s. One Union Office is located in the Mickey Leland Federal Building in room 1250 and the other POD is located in the Alliance Tower in room 451 in Houston, Texas. The chapter represents all bargaining unit employees in the Houston and Beaumont Area.
Chapter 222 has a excellent-trained staff and a large cadre of stewards which provide guidance, assistance and valuable resources for all members.
They work hard to ensure that all federal employees are treated with dignity and respect and that their rights protected in the workplace. For a listing of Stewards by post of duty, please click on the Stewards and Officers Link.