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Air Transportation in Canada: Industry preservation and recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated Canada’s air transportation industry. In a normal year, the industry contributes roughly $10 billion to Canada’s GDP, but in April, GDP on an annualized basis fell to just $300 million. The industry cut capacity by 90% and thousands of people were laid off. Air transport workers and their employers, including airlines, airports, Nav Canada, and ground control handlers, among others, have done their part to control the pandemic by limiting capacity or even shuttering completely. The lock-down has gone on longer than anyone expected and at this point there is no end in sight. The government must do a combination of the following in order to move forward and ensure a recovery of the industry: preserve and support the industry where travel restrictions remain in place, and lift travel restrictions where it is safe to do so.

Restarting the Economy: What Air Transportation Workers Need to Know

Restarting the Economy: What Air Transportation Workers Need to Know

COVID-19 Mental Health Guide

One out of every five Canadians will experience mental illness in normal times. It is both okay to feel out of sorts because of the global COVID-19 crisis. During the pandemic, we must normalize, listen to, and empathize with those experiencing distress.

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.

Fact Sheet: Protecting Workers From COVID-19

What protections and precautions you can expect from your employer to protect you from COVID-19.

Soaring Higher: A Sector Strategy for the Aerospace Industry

Soaring Higher: A Sector Strategy for the Aerospace Industry

Aboriginal and Workers of Colour outreach poster Legal

Aboriginal and Workers of Colour outreach poster legal size

Unifor by the numbers

Unifor has 315,000 members working in every major sector of the Canadian economy. This is a profile of Unifor members by the numbers.

Response to Bill C-49 The Transportation Modernization Act

Unifor's recommendations for protecting workers' privacy rights while strengthening safety in the transportation industries.

Proudly Unifor: Products and Services Directory

Every day, Unifor members work hard to produce and deliver products and services that are used by people across the country and around the world. With more than 310,000 members spread out over 20 different sectors of the economy, Unifor’s impact on the daily lives of people in Canada is truly vast. Use this directory to find many of the proudly made Unifor products and services that you can use in your life. Please note we are continually updating our list so if there is something that you believe is missing please let us know by emailing Produced by Unifor’s Research Department - Updated as of August 2017.