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Navigating COVID-19

NEA's Office of General Counsel and other experts detail your rights and protections as an educator during the pandemic.
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Have questions about your rights as an educator and eligibility for support during the pandemic? We've got answers. Start here, then visit our COVID-19: Educating Through Crisis page for more.

COVID-19 and Workers Compensation

Learn about your rights and remedies if you contract COVID-19 at work. Learn More.

Webinar: COVID-19 Sick Leave, Family Leave, and Unemployment Benefits

NEA’s Office of General Counsel talks about your rights to new paid sick and family leave benefits under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Learn More.

Updates on COVID-19 Financial Relief

We’ve compiled some information and resources to make it easy for you to find out about important changes that are impacting your budget. Learn More

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Safe and Just Schools in 2021 and Beyond

NEA is here to ensure we rebuild schools with an emphasis on equity, return to the school safely, protect the most vulnerable students, and help educators navigate their rights and responsibilities amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
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Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.