CUPE Benefits Summary

For all continuing CUPE Local 3338 staff

For changes to benefits if you work beyond age 65, click here.

Benefit Effective Date Cost
    Employee Share Employer Share

Medical Services Plan of British Columbia (MSP)
Article 51.01

Residents: 1st day of the month coincident with or following appointment.

New Residents: 1st day of the 3rd month following date of arrival in British Columbia
25% 75%

Extended Health Care Plan
Pacific Blue Cross (PBC)
Article 51.02

80% Reimbursement

Paramedical visit fees apply. Please refer to booklet linked above or CaresNet for details: pac.bluecross.ca/caresnet

1st day of the month coincident with or following appointment, or on the date MSP commences.

Applicant & dependents must be enrolled in MSP, or another provincial health plan.

0% 100%

Dental Care Plan (PBC)
Article 51.03
- 80% Basic

- 50% Major
- 50% Ortho

Please refer to booklet linked above or CaresNet for details: pac.bluecross.ca/caresnet

1st day of the month following a full 3 month waiting period. Must work 35 hours or more bi-weekly. Must enrol prior to the last day of 5th month of continuous employment in a continuous position. New dependents must be enrolled within 60 days of becoming eligible for coverage. Please click here for information on adding dependents to the CUPE dental plan.
30% 70%

Basic Life Insurance (Manulife)

1 x annual salary to next $1000

Article 51.04

First day actively at work.

Must work 35 hours or more bi-weekly.

0% 100%

Optional Life Insurance (Manulife) Units of $25,000

Spouse & dependent Insurance

Article 51.04

Date application approved. Must work 35 hours or more bi-weekly. 100% 0%

Sick Leave

Article 35

First day actively at work. 0% 100%

Long Term Disability (Manulife) 70% normal salary

Article 51.04 & 35.14

First day actively at work.

Must work 35 hours or more bi-weekly.

0% 100%
Pension Plan
Article 51.05
F/T - First day actively at work
P/T - 28 hours bi-weekly; following two years of service  
0%
100%
Group RRSP - Sun Life   Upon Application 100% 0%
Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) - Sun Life   Upon Application 100% 0%
Tuition Waiver
Article 23
First day of semester coincident with or following date of employment. 0%
100%
WorkSafeBC
Article 51.06
First day actively at work 0%
100
Annual Vacation Article 34 First year: pro-rated.  1-5 years: 3 weeks 0% 100%
Maternity/Parental Leave Salary Top-up 35 weeks combined maximum
Article 36
3 months following return to work - 50%
After 6 months - remaning 50%
0% Difference between E.I. & Normal Salary
Group Insurance for Homeowners, Tenants and Condominium Owners (TD Insurance) Upon Application 100% 0%
Accident Coverage Business Travel
(Industrial Alliance) $150,000
First day actively at work 0% 100%
Library/Gym Membership
Article 20
Upon Application 0% 100%
Employee and Family Assistance Program (Homewood Health)
Article 51.12
First day actively at work 0% 100%

8002b / August 2016