Sample BCGEU Employee Benefits

BENEFIT ENTITLEMENT
Time Off and Compensation
Vacation New employees receive an annual entitlement of 15 days, and the entitlement increases with service
Statutory Holidays Provides you with 12 paid days off each year to recognize statutory holidays
Flexible Work Arrangements Most positions have modified work schedules which allow you to work longer shifts in return for additional paid days off (e.g. an extra day off every three weeks)
Overtime Compensation Time worked in excess of the standard 35 hour work week is compensated at overtime rates
Special Leave Allows you to take up to 70 hours paid leave for personal matters
Maternity, Parental and Pre-Adoption Leave Pays you an allowance when you are caring for your newborn or preparing for an adoption
Health & Wellness
Medical Services Plan (MSP) Covers 100% of your family's BC Medical Services Plan costs
Extended Health 100% employer paid premium that covers a significant portion of your family's healthcare costs not covered by MSP such as prescriptions, eye care, etc.
Extended Dental 100% employer paid premium that covers a significant portion of your family's dental care
Employee Assistance Program Employer paid counseling services to help you and your family when the need arises
Sick Leave Employer paid benefit that pays a portion of your salary when you're ill or injured and unable to work
Long Term Disability Employer paid benefit that pays a portion of your salary when you've been ill or injured for an extended time
Insurance
Workers' Compensation Provides replacement income and covers health care costs when you've had an accident or injury at work
Life Insurance Personal life insurance equal to three years of your annual salary
Spouse and Dependent Optional life insurance for your family members
Retirement
Public Service Pension A defined benefit plan that provides guaranteed income when you retire. Your pension contributions are more than matched by ESIT Advanced Solutions
Retirement Allowance A special retirement allowance based on your years of service
Rewards & Recognition
Service Awards Recognize and honour employees for milestone years of service
Retirement Gifts Appreciation for individuals who have dedicated a substantial part of their lives to make our company a success
ESIT Advanced Solutions Celebrates Awards Acknowledges achievements and contributions of employees for meritorious actions or excellent performance in many categories, including community impact, workplace wellness, leadership excellence, and more!