Am I eligible?
Yes, if you are a regular Management/Exempt employee. If you are a regular employee represented by a bargaining unit, please refer to your respective collective agreement.
What is it?
Part-time work enables you to reduce your work hours to less than thirty (30) hours per week.
What about my benefit coverage?
Your benefit coverage will be in accordance with the number of hours stipulated in your letter of appointment for part-time work.
|For MGT/XMT Employees only||17.5 to less than 37.5 hours per week||Over 12.5 but less than 17.5 hours per week||Over 12 but less than 12.5 hours per week||Under 12 hours per week*|
|Basic Life Insurance Plan (BLIP)||Coverage continues||Coverage continues||Coverage continues||No coverage|
|Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD)||Coverage and premiums based on part-time salary||Coverage and premiums based on part-time salary||No coverage||No coverage|
|Life and Accident Insurance (LAIP)||Coverage and premiums based on part-time salary||Coverage and premiums based on part-time salary||No coverage||No coverage|
|Extended Health Care Plan (EHCP)||Coverage and premiums continue||Coverage and premiums continue||Coverage and premiums continue||Coverage and premiums continue|
|Vision/Hearing & Dental Care||Coverage continues||No coverage||No coverage||No coverage|
|Provincial Health Care (BC only)||Coverage and premiums continue||Coverage and premiums continue||Coverage and premiums continue||Coverage and premiums continue|
|Paid Vacation and Sick Leave||Accumulation prorated based on part-time hours||Accumulation prorated based on part-time hours||No accumulation. Vacation pay only.||No accumulation. Vacation pay only.|
* have been employed for an uninterrupted period of at least twenty-four months and have received compensation of at least 35% of the years maximum pensionable earnings (YMPE) in each of the preceeding two calendar years.
You must already be a member of the above benefit plans in order to have coverage under this program.
This chart applies only to the Work Options Program.