The IAM is strongly supporting legislation that would help ensure America’s workforce and businesses remain intact during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Paycheck Guarantee Act, introduced by U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), would:

– End the current wave of mass layoffs

– Bring previously displaced workers back onto their employers’ payroll

– Prevent employers from being forced to permanently close their doors

– Keep workers connected to their employer-sponsored health insurance

Here is how you can take action:

1) Call 866-829-3298. Tell your House Representative to co-sponsor the Paycheck Guarantee Act.

2) Send an email message .

“It will get money into the hands of workers quickly and efficiently by using employers’ existing payroll systems,” wrote IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. in a letter to members of the House . “By keeping workers attached to their jobs, the legislation will serve to speed up our economic recovery as a nation and ultimately reduce the overall cost of this extraordinary crisis.”

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