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Teamsters offer disaster relief assistance in Arkansas

CLEVELAND, May 15 — The Teamsters Disaster Relief Fund is accepting applications for assistance from members who live in Arkansas after severe storms, tornadoes and flooding caused major damage to homes and property on April 27, 2014.

Available from the BLET website are Teamster “Disaster Relief Alert Notices” and “Request for Help” forms. If you live in the affected area and experienced a loss due to this FEMA-declared major disaster, please download and submit the forms. For questions, contact the Teamsters Disaster Relief Fund office at (202) 624-8971.

Members living in the following Arkansas counties are eligible to apply: Faulkner, Pulaski, Randolph and White.

Download the “Request for Help” form here:
www.ble-t.org/pr/pdf/AR_disaster_relief_051314.pdf

Be sure to include all requested documentation. The deadline for application is June 13, 2014.

HELP SPREAD THE WORD

To help increase awareness of this valuable benefit, members who live and work in the affected areas are asked to print and post these Disaster Relief Notices at their places of work. Previous notices are archived on the BLET National Division’s website, www.ble-t.org/disaster.

Also, members are advised that the BLET National Division does not administer this program. Questions regarding the application process, pending applications or other inquiries should be directed to the Teamsters Human Rights Commission at the telephone number provided above.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
bentley@ble-t.org

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