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COVID-19 Members Update MARCH30

COVID-19 Update   March 30 th , 2020 To: USW Local 2009 members If you were laid off or lost income because of COVID-19, you may be eligible to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefits, EI regular benefits, and EI compassionate care and caregiving benefits. Canada Emergency Response Benefit On March 25, 2020, the Federal Government announced the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which will provide...

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Healthcare Workers Update

COVID-19 Healthcare Workers Update March 30 th , 2020 To: USW Local 2009 members Sodexo/Compass/Bouygues   The Provincial Health Office is asking health care workers employed at more than one site to indicate their preferences should they be restricted to a single site as part of public health efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As of this past weekend all health care workers must register with a single site. USW Local 2009 members working at more than one site in...

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UPDATE MARCH 24

Amendments to the B.C. Employment Standards Act and the Provincial Response to COVID-19 March 24 th , 2020 To: USW Local 2009 members The emergency amendments to the B.C. Employment Standards Act have resulted in two new protected leaves of absences for employees: the COVID-19-Related Leave and the Illness or Injury Leave. COVID-19-Related Leave As promised by the B.C. Government late last week, the Legislature has now enacted an unpaid leave called...

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COVID-19 UPDATE

March 23 rd , 2020 To: USW Local 2009 members   We continue to receive a great deal of emails and calls from our members with concerns and questions about individual employer actions and our support with respect to the spread of COVID-19. No question, this is an incredibly stressful time for all of us. The Union is doing our very best to ensure all of our members remain safe but also continue to earn a pay cheque. 500,000 Canadians have filed for EI last week. Safety is of...

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COVID-19 Concern Update

COVID-19 Concern Update March 17 th , 2020 To: USW Local 2009 members   We have been receiving a great deal of emails and calls from our members with concerns and questions about individual employer actions and our support with respect to the spread of COVID-19. No question, this is an incredibly stressful time for all of us. As a team, the Officers and Staff at USW Local 2009, are trying to respond personally to all inquiries and are seeking clarity from your employer...

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COVID-19

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CIPA STALLS BARGAINING TALKS

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Letter To Hammond Cedar Workers

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COVID-19 - A MESSAGE TO ALL USW LOCAL 2009 MEMBERS

The USW Local 2009 takes seriously all threats to our members and stands ready to assist in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. USW Local 2009 members — including airport screeners, healthcare workers, union staff reps— interact with the public on a daily basis and are at a heightened risk of contracting the coronavirus and other communicable diseases. This requires that we be vigilant, be prepared and come together; and avoid panicking and resorting to fear-mongering .

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COVID19 MASKS

         

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