If you get injured on the job, the Workers' Compensation Law covers you. For the full details, click here.
Welfare Fund Disability
If you become disabled and cannot work because of an injury or illness that is not job-related or not covered by no-fault auto insurance, you are eligible to receive short-term disability benefits. Check your Welfare Fund Benefits Description handbook for details.
Further information can be found on the Member Benefits and Services page.
Family and Medical Leave Act
This law requires certain employers to grant up to 12 weeks of leave to qualified workers for family or medical reasons. To find out if you qualify, click here.
For additional information:
Contact the nearest office of the Wage and Hour Division, listed in most telephone directories under U.S. Government, Department of Labor.
For more about your rights on the job, go to www.teamster.org.