Benefits Summary for Temporary APSA Members
APSA Benefit Plan for Temporary Employees*
Please click on the appropriate link for further information on specific employee benefits.
|Employee Share||Employer Share|
Paramedical visit fees apply. Please refer to booklet linked above or CaresNet for details: pac.bluecross.ca/caresnet
*New Residents* - Enrolment with the BC Medical Services Plan is mandatory for all BC residents.
|Appointment greater than 3 months & working 28 hours or more bi-weekly.||
First day of the month coincident following appointment, or on the date MSP commences
**If you are a New Resident of BC, please ensure you enroll with the BC MSP:
· Information on eligibility, enrolment and managing your MSP account is available at BC MSP.
· Application is made directly to Health Insurance BC and you will be enrolled on a self-administered MSP account.
· Any changes to your account (ie. address change, add/remove dependent) are made directly with Health Insurance BC.
Please refer to booklet linked above or CaresNet for details: pac.bluecross.ca/caresnet
|Appointment greater than 3 months & working 28 hours or more bi-weekly.||First day of the month following a full 3 month waiting period||0%||100%|
(Policy AD 10.8)
|All employees||First day of employment||0%||100%|
8% of salary (Policy AD 10.8)
|All employees||First day actively at work||0%||100%|
(Policy AD 10.8)
|More than three weeks of service||Immediately||0%||100%|
|Business Travel Protection (Industrial Alliance)
|Appointment greater than 3 months||Immediately||0%||100%|
|Library Membership||All employees||Upon Application||0%||100%|
$550 per calendar year
|Appointment with a minimum contract period of 1 year.||APSA Bargaining Update||0%||100%|
8002b / August 2016
*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.