All full-time employees must become a member of the plan after 1 year of service. During each year of membership you will contribute to the plan a percentage of your salary. The percentage varies according to your age at the beginning of the Plan Year (January 1).Your required contributions will be matched equally by the School Division. At retirement, your contributions and the Division's contributions plus investment income will be applied to provide retirement income.
When you experience illness or injury on or off the job, the plan is designed to assist with medical and vocational rehabilitation to ensure the earliest possible return to maximum functionality.
LTD benefits start when an absence extends beyond 80 working days and meets qualifying criteria. The plan provides a monthly disability benefit based on 80% of pre-disability salary.
It is the responsibility of the division to notify the Plan if you have been absent more than 10 consecutive work days due to sick leave. A case manager will contact you directly. Cost is 2.68% of gross pay.
MTS Disability Benefits Plan ........ (204)957-5330
This is a mandatory plan for any new members that work 32 hours or more per week.
Members cannot opt out of either portion of the plan.
Members can opt out of the plan after signing up only if you are enrolled in an alternate plan yourself or with your spouse. Proof of new plan must be made available.
If you have any questions regarding your plan, call the following:
Customer Care Centre at 1-800-361-6212 (When prompted, enter your Access ID and password)
Free for all employees and their immediate family members. EFAP offers Individual, Couple and Family Counseling for:
· Relationship issues
· Problems at work
· Work/life balance
Contact: 204-945-5786 OR 1-866-669-4916