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United States

Unemployment Insurance 

The U.S. Department of Labor has resources to help workers and employers to replace lost income as a result of the effects of COVID-19. 

Anyone who is unable to work because of COVID-19 may qualify for unemployment benefits.

Visit these links below for additional details and instructions on how you can apply: 

State of California  

For Your Benefit: California’s Programs for the Unemployed  

State of New York

State of Arizona

Resources For International Employees

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan & Support Programs

For recent information, details and updates regarding Canada's response support programs please visit the Government of Canada Website - Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Employment Insurance (EI)

Employment Insurance (EI) provides regular benefits to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. You could receive 55% of your insurable earnings (up to a maximum of $573 a week).

Click here for more information on EI Benefits

Records Of Employment (ROE)

Your Record of Employment will be released eletronically to Service Canada on or before your last day of work. You can apply for benefits on the Service Canada website any time after your last day of work.

For more information on how to apply, visit Service Canada - Employment Insurance Benefits and Leave.

Where To Get Additional Support

If you require any assistance regarding health benefits, payroll or leave policies please email the IMAX Payroll & Benefits Team at or reach out to your local HR Business Partner.