Local 623 members at UPS are eligible for paid leave and short-term disability benefits if they are under a physician’s care for COVID-19 or have been advised by a physician, teladoc or state agency to self-quarantine.
Paid Leave If You Have COVID-19
UPS will pay up to two weeks (10 days) of fully-paid leave to Teamsters who are diagnosed with COVID-19, living with someone with COVID-19, or have been quarantined by a government agency, medical professional or UPS.
Full-time employees will receive eight hours per day. Part-time employees will receive 3.5 hours per day.
Call Aetna at 866-825-0186 to initiate your leave with UPS.
Short-Term Disability Benefits & COVID-19
After you have exhausted your ten days of fully-paid leave, Local 623 members at UPS are eligible for short-term benefits if:
- You are under a physician’s care for COVID-19
- You been advised by a physician, teladoc or state agency to self-quarantine.
Short-term disability benefits will not be paid at the same time that you are receiving paid leave.
You must complete the Coronavirus Short-Term Disability Claim Form.
What If I’m Laid Off?
Under TeamCare, members who are on lay-off, leave of absence, or terminated are not eligible for short-term disability.
What are My Short-Term Disability Benefits?
Short-term disability benefits for UPSers provide 60 percent of average weekly base pay up to $500 per week for up to 26 weeks, and includes continued health benefits.
We urge you to read the TeamCare bulletin for all the details.