Working during COVID-19

Information and resources available to you while working during COVID-19.


Workplace accommodations 

The following are guidelines and resources for faculty and staff concerns about in-person work or a need for workplace accommodations in the context of COVID-19. 

New to UBC

Learn more about UBC and the available resources for new employees.

Teaching resources

The Keep Teaching website offers resources and guiding principles for faculty as they plan their online classes. 


Review the Absence FAQs on the Managing employees during COVID-19 page for guidance around travelling outside of Canada.

Stay home if you are sick

Visit the UBC campus rules and guidance documents on the Safety and Risk Services website for further guidance.

Legislative sick leave

Effective January 1, 2022, the BC government has implemented five (5) days of mandatory paid sick leave for all workers in BC. Eligible UBC employees are entitled to these five days (adjusted based on full-time equivalency (FTE)) at the start of each year. Visit the Legislative sick leave page for more information.

Mental health supports and resources

Information for managers

 If you are a manager, supervisor, or administrator, view the Managing employees during COVID-19 page on the Managers & Admin site (CWL required).

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