COVID-19 Information & Resources

Unifor Federal Pandemic Policy Demands (Revised March 26, 2020)

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Unifor Provincial Pandemic Policy Demands (Revised March 27, 2020)

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*NEW* FAQ on the New Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

This short FAQ includes all information known about the program, its eligibility rules and anticipated payment schedules, as outlined in Bill C-13. Read the FAQ.

Protecting Workers from the COVID-19 Virus Factsheet

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Basic Health and Safety during COVID-19

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E.I Information for Unifor Members

Applying for employment insurance: a how-to guide for Unifor members 

During this extraordinary economic situation, workers may be applying for regular EI benefits for the first time. For some applicants, the process can be challenging. To assist, Unifor has prepared the following “How-To” guide that takes you through the online application process, step-by-step. Read the guide.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Income Supports and Sickness Leave

Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 (March 28, 2020)

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COVID-19 and Pensions

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COVID-19 Checklist for income replacement (March 15, 2020)

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Leaves relevant to COVID-19

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Template letter to employers and managers

If your employer or workplace manager has not yet taken action to address the COVID-19 pandemic, use this template letter to request a meeting or modified workplace practices to ensure the health and safety of all workers.

Mental Health Contact Sheet

Use this editable PDF document to share relevant mental health resources and contacts with your peers.

Public Health Canada is your most reliable source for medical information about COVID-19 prevention measures, symptoms, and preparedness plans. You will find a complete list of resources including updates on the government’s responses on their website.

Know the Difference: Self-monitoring, Self-Isolation, and Isolation for COVID-19



British Columbia Centre for Disease Control

Alberta Health Services

Saskatchewan Health Authority

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living

Public Health Ontario

Quebec Health

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia Government

Prince Edward Island

Newfoundland and Labrador

Yukon Health and Wellness