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Supports for those experiencing domestic violence

For an employee coping with domestic violence, health and wellbeing supports and resources are available through UBC as well as through external community services. 

The following supports are intended to complement the newly legislated five days of paid leave for an employee who is coping with domestic violence.

Note: If you think someone is in immediate danger, please call 9-1-1.

Related resources

In BC, domestic and sexual violence leave is a job-protected leave of absence in the workplace. Learn more about this leave on the Domestic Violence Leave page.

If you are a manager of an employee requesting this leave, please view the Supporting employees coping with domestic or sexual violence page.

For guidance, please contact your HR Advisor or Manager or Faculty Relations Senior Manager.

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