SEIU 1021

What the Federal CARES Act means for SEIU 1021 Members


The Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is the stimulus legislation passed recently by the US Congress. 

This $2 trillion package is intended to mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for a number of different groups, including individuals, small businesses, big corporations, hospitals and public health, federal safety net programs, state and local governments, and education.

Are you curious how the CARES Act impacts you? Download our cheat sheet here to learn more about:

  • Cash Check for Workers

  • Extended and Enhanced Leave and Unemployment Benefits

  • Eviction Relief for Renters and Mortgage Relief for Homeowners

  • Student Loan Payments (for Federal Gov’t Loans Only) 

  • Utilities Payment Relief

  • Benefits Indirectly to Workers via their Employer/Industry