Information for managers and supervisors
Guidance has been posted to the Human Resources website, with FAQs for managers and supervisors, related to employee illness and concerns related to COVID-19. You can view the information at https://www.hr.ubc.ca/covid-19/.
Faculty and staff travel guide
A guide has been developed with a summary of key travel guidance, as well as support services and processes to identify, assess and control travel risk, including risks associated with COVID-19. You can access the guide at https://finance.ubc.ca/sites/finserv.ubc.ca/files/FacultyStaff_Travel_Guide.pdf.
Cancelling research-related travel
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada have confirmed that the reimbursement of non-refundable travel fees from agency funds is acceptable considering the impacts of COVID-19. You can access the full statement at https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Media-Media/ProgramNewsDetails-NouvellesDesProgrammesDetails_eng.asp?ID=1133.
As a reminder, please help us prevent the spread of colds/flu/viruses during this time — with regular hand washing, staying home when ill and helping to keep your work surfaces (desks, tables, and keyboards) clean.
Visit https://ubc.ca to learn more.