COVID-19 : Temporary Worker Aid Program

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Yesterday, the government of Québec announced financial assistance for self-isolating workers.

This program* is intended for people who:

  • have the virus;
  • present symptoms of the virus;
  • were in contact with a person infected by the virus;
  • are returning from abroad.

AND who are not being compensated by:

  • their employer;
  • private insurance;
  • government programs, including employment insurance from the federal government.

*This program covers workers whose employment is based on a visa or work permit, as well as some self-employed individuals.
*This program only applies to those 18 years of age and older.

The aid given is $573 per week for a period of 14 days.
The assistance may be extended to 28 days if necessary. The payment will be made 48 hours after applying.

How to apply for aid:

  • Fill out the application form that will be available online as of this Thursday: Québec.ca/coronavirus;
  • The funds will be sent by direct deposit or prepaid card so people can stay in isolation.

End of the financial aid:

  • Once the financial aid has been paid in full;
  • If the worker breaches one of their obligations.

If you have any questions, please contact our experts!

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