Benefit Plans

    Benefit Claim Procedure
    Admin/ASPA
    Exempt Staff

    This plan is available to Permanent and Limited Term Exempt Staff.

    Eligible employees are employees who work at least half time and are in a term appointment of at least six months.

    Eligibility to participate in the benefit plans is based on job status and/or the length of appointment.

    Term of 6 months                                                     Life Insurance, Dental, Health, Flexible Spending Program

    Term greater than 6 months but less than 2 years     Life Insurance, Dental, Health, Flexible Spending Program, Pension

    Term of 2 years or greater or permanent                  Life Insurance, Dental, Health, Flexible Spending Program, Pension, Disability

    Faculty (USFA)
    Faculty (Out of Scope)

    This plan is available to 'Out of Scope' Permanent and Limited Term Faculty.

    Resident Doctors of Saskatchewan (formerly PAIRS)

    This plan is available to employees who are residents (excluding Type B residents) in the College of Medicine and are members of the Professional Association of Internes and Residents.

    Senior Administration
    Sessionals (CUPE 3287)
    CUPE 1975
    Research - Professional Staff

    This plan applies to individuals engaged in funded research. Grant holders, subject to the ability of the grant to pay the employer's share of benefit costs, can decide to extend benefit coverage to all of their eligible employees. If the grant holder or principal investigator is unable to authorize coverage due to lack of funds, benefits can be offered when the grant is renewed and budget is provided for this item.

    Eligible employees are employees who work at least half time and are in a term appointment of at least six months. The eligibility date is defined as the date the grant holder offers the benefit package to an eligible employee. If a benefit package is offered, benefits cannot be cancelled at any time throughout the duration of the employee's contract.

    Eligibility to participate in the benefit plans is based on the length of appointment.

    6 months                                                          Life Insurance, Dental, Health

    Greater than 6 months but less than 2 years   Life Insurance, Dental, Health, Pension

    2 years or greater                                              Life Insurance, Dental, Health, Pension, Disability

    Research - Administrative, Technical & Support Staff

    This plan applies to individuals engaged in funded research. Grant holders, subject to the ability of the grant to pay the employer's share of benefit costs, can decide to extend benefit coverage to all of their eligible employees. If the grant holder or principal investigator is unable to authorize coverage due to lack of funds, benefits can be offered when the grant is renewed and budget is provided for this item.

    Eligible employees are employees who work at least half time and are in a term appointment of at least six months. The eligibility date is defined as the date the grant holder offers the benefit package to an eligible employee. If a benefit package is offered, benefits cannot be cancelled at any time throughout the duration of the employee's contract.

    Eligibility to participate in the benefit plans is based on the length of appointment.

    6 months                                                         Life Insurance, Dental, Health

    Greater than 6 months but less than 2 years   Life Insurance, Dental, Health, Pension

    2 years or greater                                             Life Insurance, Dental, Health, Pension, Disability

    Research Staff (not eligible for full-time benefits)

    This plan applies to individuals engaged in funded research. Grant holders, subject to the ability of the grant to pay the employer's share of benefit costs, can decide to extend benefit coverage to all of their eligible employees. If the grant holder or principal investigator is unable to authorize coverage due to lack of funds, benefits can be offered when the grant is renewed and budget is provided for this item.

    Eligible employees are employees who do not qualify for full-time benefits, who work 390 hours during the initial qualifying period of 26 consecutive weeks following their date of hire. The eligibility date is defined as the date the grant holder offers the benefit package to an eligible employee. If a benefit package is offered, benefits cannot be cancelled at any time throughout the duration of the employee's contract. It is the grant holders responsibility to monitor hours during the 26 week period from the date of hire and to notify Human Resources when an employee is eligible for this benefit plan.

    Eligibility

    390 hours within 26 weeks from date of appointment        Life Insurance, Dental (single), Health (prescription drugs, family)

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