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BCGEU Child Care: benefit eligibility, start dates and cost

The benefits you are eligible for as a member of the BCGEU Child Care employee group depend on:

  • if you work full time, part time or hourly,
  • the length of your appointment,
  • the number of hours you work per week, and
  • your age at your date of hire

Before you enrol in your benefit package, please review the table below to familiarize yourself with:

  • the benefits you are eligible for,
  • whether these benefits are mandatory or optional,
  • the date that each benefit will become effective, and
  • the monthly cost of each benefit.

Once you have decided which of the optional benefits you want to sign up for, please complete the UBC Benefits Sign-On Session to enrol for benefits and sign up for payroll. You will need the enrolment code listed below to complete this session. Your Benefits Enrolment Code is also included on your Letter of Offer.

You may also be eligible for the following benefits and entitlements:

You do not need to enrol in the above benefits. You apply for them when you want to use them.

Benefit enrolment codes

Full-time or Part-time Length of Appointment Number of Hours Age at Date of Hire Benefits Enrolment Code
Full-time and part-time 12 months or more Guaranteed 20 hours per week Under 65 SEP006
Between 65-71 SEP022
Full-time and part-time More than 3 months, but less than 12 months Guaranteed 20 hours per week Under 71 SEP010
Full-time and part-time Any length Any Over 71 SEP012 (payroll forms only)
Full-time and part-time Not meeting minimum appointment length (3 months or less) and/or minimum number of hours (less than 20 hours per week) Any age SEP012 (payroll forms only)

Full-time and part-time (at least 20 hours per week) appointments

If you have a full-time or part-time, monthly or hourly paid appointment for 12 months or more, you are eligible for all of the benefits outlined in the table below.

If you have a full-time or part-time monthly or hourly paid appointment for more than 3 months but less than 12 months, you are eligible for the first three benefits listed in the table:

If your full-time or part-time appointment is extended to a total of 12 months or more, you will:

  • automatically be enrolled in the Disability Benefit Plan,
  • automatically be enrolled in Basic Life Insurance, and
  • be eligible for Optional Life Insurance and AD&D at this time; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer.

If you have a full-time appointment that is 3 months or less or a part time appointment and you work less than 20 hours per week (regardless of the length of your appointment), you are not eligible for benefits. You will still need to complete the UBC Benefits Sign-On Session to sign up for payroll.

Benefit Optional or Mandatory Available up to specified age Effective Date 2020

 

Your cost (per month)

2020

 

UBC pays (per month)

If you are guaranteed at least 20 hours per week and your appointment length is more than 3 months, you are eligible for the three benefits below:
Extended Health Plan Optional Under 71 First of the month on or after your date of hire.

 

If you are new to Canada, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled in the Extended Health Plan on the first of the month immediately following the waiting period.

$0 Single: $71.44

 

Single + dependent: $170.14

Family: $170.14

Dental Plan Optional Under 71 First of the month on or after your date of hire. $0 Single: $76.76

 

Single + dependent: $145.90

Family: $251.62

Employee and Family Assistance Program Mandatory Under 71 First of the month on or after your date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $1.20 $2.80
If you are guaranteed at least 20 hours per week and your appointment length is 12 months or more you are eligible for additional benefits below:
Disability Benefit Plan Mandatory Under 65 Date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 0.495% of regular earnings $0
Basic Life Insurance Mandatory Under 71 Date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $0 0.236% of regular earnings
Employees

 

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Under 71 You are eligible to apply on your date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table $0
Spouses

 

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Employee is under age 65 Your spouse is eligible to apply on your date of hire; however, they must submit a Health Statement with their application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table. $0

Hourly paid appointments of less than 20 guaranteed hours per week

If you have an hourly paid appointment of 12 months or more but you were not guaranteed at least 20 hours a week when you were first hired, you are not initially eligible for benefits. After 3 months of working at least 20 hours per week, contact UBC Financial Operations – Payroll to see if you are eligible for the benefits listed in the table below.

If you have an hourly paid appointment of more than 3 months, but less than 12 months but you were not guaranteed at least 20 hours a week when you were first hired, you are not initially eligible for benefits. After 3 months of work of at least 20 hours per week, contact UBC Financial Operations – Payroll to see if you are eligible for the following benefits:

If your hourly appointment is extended to a total of 12 months or more and you work at least 20 hours per week, you will:

  • automatically be enrolled in the Disability Benefit Plan;
  • automatically be enrolled in Basic Life Insurance; and
  • be eligible for Optional Life Insurance and AD&D at this time; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer.

If you work less than 20 hours per week (regardless of the length of your appointment), you are not eligible for benefits. You will still need to complete the UBC Benefits Sign-On Session to enrol for benefits and sign up for payroll.

Benefit Optional or Mandatory Available up to specified age Effective Date 2020

 

Your cost (per month)

2020

 

UBC pays (per month)

If you work at least 20 hours per week and your appointment length is more than 3 months, you are eligible for the three benefits below:
Extended Health Plan Optional Under 71 First of the month after 3 months of employment.

 

If you are new to Canada, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled in the Extended Health Plan on the first of the month immediately following the waiting period.

$0 Single: $71.44

 

Single + dependent: $170.14

Family: $170.14

Dental Plan Optional Under 71 First of the month after 3 months of employment. $0 Single: $76.76

 

Single + dependent: $145.90

Family: $251.62

Employee and Family Assistance Program Mandatory Under 71 First of the month after 3 months of employment. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $1.20 $2.80
If you work at least 20 hours per week and your appointment length is 12 months or more you are eligible for additional benefits below:
Disability Benefit Plan Mandatory Under 65 First day of the month after 3 months of employment or after extension of your appointment to 12 months. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 0.495% of regular earnings $0
Basic Life Insurance Mandatory Under 71 First day of the month after 3 months of employment or after extension of your appointment to 12 months. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $0 0.236% of regular earnings
Employees

 

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Under 71 You are eligible to apply after 3 months of employment or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. However, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table $0
Spouses

 

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Employee is under age 65 Your spouse is eligible to apply after 3 months of your employment; however, they must submit a Health Statement with their application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table. $0

Disclaimer

The benefits information on this website is provided as a descriptive summary only. While the University has endeavored to accurately reflect its benefit programs, policies and plans, the information on this website does not create any contractual or other rights between the University and its faculty and staff members. To the extent that there are any conflicts or discrepancies between the benefits information on this website and the benefit plan documents (including group insurance contracts and benefit booklets) or any applicable collective agreement, employment agreement, or UBC policy, the benefit plan documents and collective agreement, employment agreement, or UBC policy will govern in all cases.

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