Long Term Faculty

Long Term Faculty Benefit Plan

Appointments of more than 1 year.

Please click on the appropriate link for further information on specific employee benefits.

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)

Residents: First day of the month coincident with or following appointment

New residents: First day of the 3rd month following date of arrival in British Columbia

60%
40%

Extended Health Care Plan

Pacific Blue Cross (PBC)

80% co-insurance

Paramedical visit fees apply. Please refer to booklet linked above or CaresNet for details.

First day of the month coincident with or following appointment, or on the date MSP commences 0%
100%

Dental Care Plan
(PBC)
90% Basic, 70% Major, 85% Ortho

Please refer to booklet linked above or CaresNet for details.

First day of the month following a full 3 month waiting period 0%
100%

Basic Life Insurance
(Manulife)
2 x annual salary to next $1000

First day actively at work. Appointment must be more than 25%. 0% 100%  

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

Date application or approval received 100% 0%  

Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
(Industrial Alliance) $10,000

First day actively at work
0%
100%

Optional Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
(Industrial Alliance) Units of $10,000 - Employee and Family
 
First day of month following receipt of application
100%
0%

Business Travel Protection
(Industrial Alliance)

$150,000 Article 43

First day actively at work
0%
100%
Sick Leave Article 44
Immediately (26 weeks at 100%)
0%
100%

Long Term Disability Insurance
(Manulife)

70% normal salary
Article 44

First day actively at work. Appointment must be more than 25%.
0%
100%

Academic Pension Plan Summary
Article 43
 
Immediately
0%
100%
Group RRSP - Sun Life
Upon Application
100%
0%

Tax Free Savings Account
(TFSA) - Sun Life
 
Upon Application !00% 0%

Group Insurance for Homeowners, Tenants, and Condominium owners
(TD Insurance)
 
Upon Application
100%
0%

Tuition Reimbursement
for job-related, off campus course
go to Article 43

Subject to approval
0%
100%
Tuition Waiver
go to Article 43
First day of semester coincident with or following date of employment
0%
100%
WorkSafeBC
First day of employment
0%
100%

Annual Vacation 
Article 43
 
One month
0%
100%

Library/Gym Membership

Upon Application
0%
100%

Leave for New Parents
go to Article 47

  0%
100%

Employee and Family Assistance Program
(Homewood Health)
 
First day actively at work
0%
100%

January 2017


*The information on this webpage describing your various employee benefits are only summaries of the legal contracts governing the Plans. While every effort has been made to describe the Plans accurately on this webpage, the legal documents will prevail if there is a variation between the two. The contracts are available for review in Human Resources.