The new law makes it easier for federal workers diagnosed with COVID-19 to be approved for worker compensation. . If you are disabled for work as a result of this injury and filed CA-1 within thirty days of the injury, you may be entitled to receive continuation of pay (COP) from your employing agency. COP is paid for up to 45 calendar days of disability and is not charged against sick or annual leave. Read more about how to file a claim if you have tested positive for COVID.
The Union and management have signed the 2021 Holiday Annex Agreement. The annex is located at 14620 Gold Coast Road, Suite 420, LaVista, NE 68128, and will be operational from November 15 through December 23, 2021. Read more about the rules for working at the Holiday Annex.
COVID-19 cases over the past two years and those who continue to test positive due to the rise across the nation it is important to remind members about the ability to apply for OWCP benefits. Read more about how to file an OWCP claim if you tested positive for COVID.