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COVID-19 Information & Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on every workplace across this country – but the nature of that impact changes from sector to sector. While many broad issues are common – such as physical distancing, stringent cleaning protocols, masks – others are specific to particular workplaces and the nature of their work.

On this page, you will find the resources you need to address the specific needs of workplaces in your sector. Be sure, as well, to check out the resources under the Health & Safety tab and the Local Resources tab for Local leadership and health and safety reps.

Be sure, as well, to check back regularly for new documents and updates.

AIR TRANSPORTATION UPDATES

What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for air transportation workers

Government Support for the Air Transportation Industry: Virtual Meeting Request

Restarting the Economy: What Air Transportation Workers Need to Know

AUTO AND IPS UPDATES

Auto and IPS COVID-19 Memo

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ENERGY UPDATES

Energy COVID-19 Info sheet

Energy Sector and COVID-19 Memo

FORESTRY UPDATES

What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for forestry workers

Forestry Letter to Minister Qualtrough

Restarting the Economy: What forestry workers need to know

HEALTH CARE UPDATES

What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for hospital workers

What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for long-term care workers

COVID-19 Pandemic Healthcare Worker Checklist

Urgent memo to health care members regarding COVID-19

Memo for Unifor health care members regarding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Urgent memo to Unifor hospital health care members regarding Ford Government’s temporary order

Urgent memo to Unifor long-term care members regarding Ford Government's temporary order

Urgent memo to Unifor retirement home members regarding Ford Government’s temporary order

Revised memo to Unifor long-term care members regarding March 27 Emergency Order

Memo to Unifor long-term care home members regarding the Ontario Government’s April 8 directive

Letter to Chief Medical Officer regarding Directive Number 5 for Public Hospitals

Open letter to Premier Ford on the needs of long-term care workers

Unifor calls on the federal government for emergency drug coverage for all

Letter to Premier Ford regarding ineligibility of Pandemic Pay to many healthcare workers

Letter to Ombudsman Dubé regarding Investigation into the Oversight of Long-Term Care Homes

Restarting the Economy: What workers in the long-term care sector need to know

New Directive #5 Rules - October 6, 2020

HOSPITALITY AND GAMING UPDATES

Hospitality and Gaming COVID-19 Memo

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What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for hospitality workers

What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for gaming workers

Restarting the Economy: What hospitality workers need to know

Restarting the Economy: What gaming workers need to know

British Columbia Letter: WorkSafeBC Presumptive Coverage for COVID-19 Infections June 16 2020

British Columbia Submission: Unifor Submission to BC government Hospitality and Gaming Sector August 10 2020

British Columbia Submission: Unifor Submission to the BC Tourism Task Force October 8 2020

British Columbia Submission: Unifor Submission tothe BC Tourism Task Force October 21 2020

MANUFACTURING UPDATES

What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for manufacturing workers

Restarting the Economy: What manufacturing workers need to know

Restarting the Economy: What food and beverage processing workers need to know

MEDIA UPDATES

What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for media workers

Restarting the Economy: What media workers need to know

POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION UPDATES

Restarting the Economy: What workers in the post-secondary education sector need to know

RAIL UPDATES

RailLine COVID-19

RETAIL SECTOR UPDATES

Retail COVID-19 Memo

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What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for retail workers

Restarting the Economy: What Retail workers need to know

TELECOMMUNICATIONS UPDATES

Letter to telecommunications members - COVID-19

Restarting the Economy: What workers in the telecommunications sector need to know

TRANSIT UPDATES

Transit COVID-19 Memo to Staff

What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for the transit and passenger rail workers?

What the Coronavirus (COVID-19) means for student transportation workers?

Restarting the Economy: What road passenger transport and urban transit workers need to know

TRANSPORTATION

Transit and Truck Drivers License Renewals

MINES, METALS AND MINERALS

Mines, Metals and Minerals Workplaces and COVID-19

Restarting the Economy: What mines, metals and minerals workers need to know

WAREHOUSING AND LOGISTICS

Restarting the Economy: What warehousing and logistics workers need to know