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Retirement: How this impacts your benefits coverage (CUPE EWBT members)

Congratulations on your retirement!

Consider these things about your benefits coverage. 

Avoid being a late entrant

Taking longer than 31 days to complete your benefits enrolment or update your coverage could mean proof of good health requirements, coverage limitations or even coverage denied. Don’t be a late entrant!

Going on a leave?

If you are going on a leave, here are the things you need to know and do to update your benefits.

Claim submission deadlines for your health and dental benefits

If your eligibility for benefits ends due to a change in your work status (e.g. you retire, your contract ends, etc.), you will have benefits on the day your work status changes until 11:59 p.m. that day. 

10 sustainability tips to help save the planet and save you money

If you’ve been paying attention to recent news headlines about the state of our environment, it’s clear that our planet needs help. Yet, for many of us, the concept of sustainable living can seem daunting and costly. It’s easy to get caught up in thinking of ‘living green’ as being a luxury, but this isn’t always the case. 

Get your sleep. Your mental health depends on it

Awaking from a good night’s sleep can help you feel energized and ready to take on the day ahead, however the benefits of a sound sleep go far beyond vitality.

OTIP supports diversity at Pride

Over 35 years ago Pride Toronto was formed based on four core values: freedom, love, expression and understanding – which continues to thrive today!  OTIP was thrilled to be a part of the two-day event, and to witness the enthusiasm and support from not only our team, but also many members of the education community. 

Are you “medically stable” enough to travel?

Before you travel out of country, find out if you are “medically stable.”

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