Canadian health authorities predicted a second wave of the coronavirus early on, and indeed, COVID-19 cases are rising in some parts of the country.

CUPW members everywhere have done an amazing job preventing COVID-19 from spreading in the workplace.

Thanks to your hard work taking the necessary steps to protect yourself, your co-workers and the public, we have managed to continue delivering for Canadians.

We need to continue to be vigilant in order to prevent the spike and the spread of this virus. The best way for us to flatten the curve is to physically distance (two metres apart), wear masks, and follow hand washing protocols.

It is necessary to do this to:

  • Protect ourselves, our families and our friends;
  • Protect our co-workers;
  • Protect our community; and
  • Create a thriving and transformed green economy that works for all of us—not just the 1%.

This cannot happen if we have to go back into a COVID-19 lockdown.

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