Labour Relations

Benefits

The Benefits Administration branch is responsible for providing central administrative services for government-wide employee benefits and insurance programs in accordance with collective agreements, legislation and human resources policies. Benefits programs include the Ambulance & Hospital Semi-Private (AHSP), Dental, Vision, Prescription Drugs, Extended Health, Travel Health, Long-Term Disability (LTD) plans and Health Spending Account. The branch also provides advice to government departments and other public sector organizations with respect to the application of benefits programs.

Workers Compensation Board (WCB) costs from government departments and agencies are managed through Benefits Administration branch. Financial information for statutory benefit and insurance programs including Civil Service Superannuation Plan, Canada Pension Plan, Group Life Insurance Plan, Employment Insurance, and the Levy for Health and Post-Secondary Education is compiled through the branch. Additionally, the branch is responsible for co-coordinating the budgeting and financial reporting activities related to Employee Pensions, Benefits and other salary related costs.