COVID-19: Resources

Letter of Understanding: COVID-19 Workplace Adjustment Measures

Safely Commuting During Covid-19 – Tips from Your OH&S

CUPE 391 Grievance Committee During COVID-19 Outbreak

CUPE 391: Video Information Sessions (Check your email for password)

CUPE 391: Important Notice Concerning Your Long Term Disability (LTD) Coverage – COVID 19

CUPE National: Employer Obligations for Returning to Work During COVID-19

To reset the password for your CUPE 391 email address, please email


Canada Emergency Response Benifit (CERB) Application

Government of Canada Employment Insurance (EI) Website

BC Temporary Rental Supplement (BC-TRS) Program

Income Supports For Workers Coronavirus During the Coronavirus Pandemic (CUPE National)

Temporary Emergency Child Care during BC’s COVID-19 Response

Municipal Pension Plan: FAQ for COVID-19


MLA Bowinn Ma is maintaining a comprehensive summary of the public health orders and financial supports that have been announced, both provincial and federal


Health and Safety Resources during COVID-19

Yoga – a 30 minute yoga flow by Ian Hand

Legal Resources

  • Allevato Quail & Roy – limited-scope, flat-fee legal services for workers to provide information and advice about new government benefits and services, income replacement, and debt-relief options
  • Adrienne Smith Law – Explainer: Government  – COVID-19 Benefits
  • People’s Law School – COVID 19 Q&A


If you do not have computer access from home:

Staff who wish to use computers to access email or apply for government funding can book a station in the L7 Professional Library at Central by calling 604.331.3670 (Circulation phone). ISV can transfer any inquiries to this line. Stations can be booked between 10-6 every day with a maximum of 1.5 hours/person/day. This may be revised based on demand.