Tell the Senate to Pass the COVID Relief Package

Contact your Senators TODAY!

Last week we sent out an InfoAlert and released a video on reconciliation, a unique legislative vehicle Congress is using to pass a new COVID-19 relief package.

Early Saturday morning, the House of Representatives passed the bill,219 to 212. It is now headed to the Senate for a vote.

We continue to do our part to end this pandemic; Senators must do theirs and pass this bill.

The COVID Relief Package will:

Also included in the package is the “Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021.” It will protect the pensions of 120,000 active USW members and retirees by ensuring they are fully funded for at least 30 years. It would also allow healthy plans to better account for the pandemic and help to ensure their solvency for the future. Protecting our pensions has been a Steelworker priority for years, and Butch Lewis is necessary to help the thousands of workers (including many paperworkers) in these plans.

Here is how you can help:

Click HERE to send an email to your Senators asking them to pass the COVID Relief Package, as is, without amendments.

Call your Senators at 877-607-0785, tell them who you are, where you are from, and that you are counting on them to Pass the COVID Relief Package.

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