Sickness & Disability

Sick Leave

Members of staff are provided 1 day (8 hours) sick leave per month or 12 days of sick leave per calendar year. Unused sick leave may accumulate to a maximum of 130 days.

Eligible part-time employees accrue sick leave on a pro-rated basis.

Short Term Disability

Short term disability is available for disabilities lasting 150 days or less. These benefits cover 66.67% of your salary while disabled. In addition, your medical, dental and life insurance programs remain in force and a continued contribution to your retirement plan is made.

Long Term Disability

This program covers disabilities that extend beyond 150 days. Your salary is protected at the rate of 66.67%. While disabled, your premiums for medical, dental and life insurance will be paid and a continued contribution to your retirement plan will be made.

Worker's Compensation

Coverage is provided for medical, hospital (paid at 100%) and lost wage costs (paid at 66.67%) due to an on-the-job injury.