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If you have a short term disability which means you are unable to work, you may be eligible for Short Term Disability benefit through IATSE Local 891's Health Benefits Plan. Please check the Plan Booklet for more information.
IATSE Local 891 has a medical leave policy which allows a reduction in quarterly dues if members are unable to work because of a verifiable illness or injury.
The medical leave policy (established in accordance with Article 10, Funds and Financial Obligations, of the IATSE Local 891 Constitution) is meant to assist active members who are unable to work due to medical disability, with their dues.
An active member may qualify for medical leave status with medical proof of disability from work. Medical leave status provides the qualified member with the following for a maximum of one year:
Applications for medical leave status must be made in writing by filling out both sections of the medical leave policy and request for medical leave form.
Please visit WorkSafeBC Support for more information.
If you do not have your user ID, please contact Dispatch at 604-664-8916 or Reception at 604-664-8910 and they will provide it. Please note that in order to obtain your UserID over the phone you must provide the following information:
Additionally, if your UserID is re-issued over the phone, it is Union policy to reset your password at the same time.
If you have forgotten your password, please call Dispatch at 604-664-8916. Upon providing your Social Insurance Number for verification, your password will be reset.