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Benefit reminders for end of school year

Benefit reminders for end of school year

June 12, 2019

The school year is coming to a close and summer is just a few weeks away! In preparation for the summer, here are some important reminders about your benefits coverage to keep in mind: Update your preferred email address: Did you know that OTIP receives your board email address from your employer? OTIP uses it […]

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Going on a leave?

June 11, 2019

If you are going on a leave, here are things you need to know and do to update your benefits. Type of leave What it means to you Statutory leaves (e.g. maternity/paternal leave) Your benefits coverage will be funded in the same way as it was when you were working, in the time immediately before […]

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Spousal Optional Life Benefits

May 31, 2019

The OSSTF Benefits plan includes Optional Life Benefits for eligible members, their spouses, and their children. This spousal optional life benefit currently has a provision that states that optional life benefits for a participating spouse terminate at the end of the month following the spouse’s attainment of age 65, or the member’s retirement, whichever is […]

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Paying for your benefits: What you need to know

April 2, 2019

Whether you’re full time, part time, or on a leave, you may be required to pay for some or even all your benefits through payroll deduction or pre-authorized debit (PAD). First, let’s review the parties that have a role in the cost of your benefits plan and the administration of your benefit premiums. Who Role […]

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