News for Managers

Monday, August 15, 2022

REMINDER: Update Benefit Coverage for Overage Dependent(s) by August 19

  • Each summer our extended health and dental benefits provider requires confirmation of eligible overage dependent children to properly resolve adjudicate claims.
  • Employees with dependent(s) who will be between the ages of 21 and 25 during the upcoming Academic year (September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023) are asked to review and update their dependent’s student status in Workday.

What you need to do: To ensure continued coverage for your dependent(s) please log in to Workday to review and update their student status no later than August 19, 2022. For detailed instructions, please refer to the Workday User Guide for Overage Dependents posted on the Workday resources website.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Minor Revisions to Policy 6, Vacation Staff

A message from Human Resources 

Monday, June 20, 2022

Suspending our mask requirement on June 30

A message from Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor and James W. E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost

Monday, January 10, 2022

Benefit Changes Effective January 1, 2022

The Pension & Benefits Committee has reviewed the maxima corresponding with the extended health and dental benefit provisions and approved the following changes effective January 1st, 2022:

Benefit Provision Previous Maxima New Maxima
Extended Health Counsellor (Psychologist/Social Worker/Psychotherapist) $943 $975
All other Paramedical Services/ hearing aids $743 $768
Private duty nursing $22,517 per year 23,271 per year
Out-of-pocket cap $130 single/ $262 family $133 single/ $267 family
Dental Basic Services $2358 $2466
Major Services $3553 $3716
Orthodontia $3533 $3716
Retiree Life Insurance Coverage for eligible employees who retire on or after January 1, 2022 $5700 $5900

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Minimum Wage Changes January 1, 2022

The minimum wage rates in Ontario are increasing on January 1, 2022 as summarized in the following table:

Minimum wage rate

Current wage rate

Effective January 1, 2022

General minimum wage – applies to most employees

$14.35 per hour

$15.00 per hour

Student minimum wage – applies to students under the age of 18 who work 28 hours a week or less when school is in session, or work during a school break or summer holidays

$13.50 per hour

$14.10 per hour

Liquor servers minimum wage – applies to employees who serve liquor directly to customers or guests in licensed premises as a regular part of their work

$12.55 per hour

$15.00 per hour