P & B Times

P&B Times is much more than a newsletter, it's an 'inside scoop' for York employees on the University's pension plan and benefits provider. Check in often for new updates - we provide highlights for each issue for your convenience!

Looking for a topic that hasn't been covered? Send a note to askpb@yorku.ca and we'll ensure it's covered in our next issue!

 

Issues

2017

  • January (PDF) -  Pension plan rate of return, 2016 pension statements, active and retiree T4 information, retirement planner, delisted providers. taxable employer benefits
  • March (PDF)-  Delisted providers, fraud awareness, claim submission, benefits questions, pension plan rate of return, 2016 pension plan statements, upcoming seminars, customer service standards
  • June (PDF) - pension plan rate of return, 2016 pension statements, Sun Life claim submission, seminar information, customer service standards
  • July (PDF) - pension plan rate of return, transferring funds into York University Pension Plan, Sun Life mobile app, updating dependents and beneficiaries, customer service standards
  • August (PDF) - pension plan rate of return, upcoming seminars, Group Life Insurance, osteopathic providers, benefit claim information, updating dependents and beneficiaries,  customer service standards
  • October (PDF)-  pension plan rate of return, upcoming seminars, Group Life Insurance and VADD Coverage, Sun Life information and updates, new features for web and mobile app, updating dependents and beneficiaries, customer service standards

 

2016

 

  • January (PDF) -  Request for feedback on the York University Retirement Planner, checking your pay advice, pension plan rate of return, upcoming seminar, contact list
  • February (PDF) -  Upcoming seminars, pension plan rate of return, new HR website announcement, yu link updates, delisted providers, contact list
  • March (PDF) -  Upcoming seminars, pension plan rate of return, benefit booklet locations, contact list
  • May (PDF) -   Upcoming seminars, pension plan rate of return, benefit claim status, annual pension statements, family law valuation requests, contact list
  • June (PDF) - Upcoming seminars, pension plan rate of return, service standards, summer hours, postal disruption
  • July (PDF) - Pension plan rate of return, beneficiary information, Sun Life claim process, Tuition Fee Waiver program, dependants between 21-25, service standards, postal disruption
  • August (PDF) - CUPE 3903 benefits, pension plan rate of return, travel assistance update, tuition fee waiver, service standards, contact list
  • October (PDF) - Pension plan rate of return,  family law valuation requests, Sun Life complaint process, delisted services, new tracking system, new travel assistance provider
  • November (PDF) - Pension plan rate of return, 2017 additional voluntary contributions, sun life mobile app, delisted service providers

2015

  • November (PDF) - Sun Life's Interactive Voice Response, diabetes awareness month quiz, Sun Life's Wellness centre, Pension & Benefits office standard response times, pension plan rate of return
  • October (PDF) - de-listed providers, mobile claim submission, new website for retirement services,  upcoming seminars, pension plan rate of return
  • September (PDF) - upcoming seminars, drug plan direct enhancements, ways to protect your benefits coverage, beneficiary updates, pension plan rate of return
  • August (PDF) - non-therapeutic massages, changes to pension contribution rates, upcoming seminars
  • July (PDF) - mobile claim submission, electronic claim submission, living outside Canada as a York retiree, pension plan rate of return, upcoming seminars
  • June (PDF) - where to find de-listed providers, pension plan changes, seminars
  • May (PDF) - COB, submitting claims through P&B office, CUPE 3903, short term leaves
  • April (PDF) - benefit claims submission, service standards, dependent children over 21
  • March (PDF) - benefit costs, updating beneficiary information, pension statements
  • March (PDF) - special announcement from Sun Life with more delisted providers
  • February (PDF)- submitting claims, pension plan rate of return, who you gonna call, seminars
  • January (PDF) - false healthcare claims, benefit adjudication, 2014 pension plan statements, seminars

2014

  • December (PDF) - Group life insurance, pension plan changes, retirement planning
  • December (PDF)- special announcement regarding Sun Life benefits
  • November (PDF) - Coordination of Benefits, Pension plan changes, seminars, benefits of going on-line
  • October (PDF) - Online Dental Pre-determinations, Reimbursements, Changes to Pension Plan
  • September (PDF) - Pension Contribution Rate Changes, Pension Plan Transfers
  • July (PDF) - Using drug benefits, changes to Sunlife website, annual pension adjustment
  • June (PDF) - comparative study on York Fund, benefits for children
  • February (PDF) - Pension contribution rate changes, 2014 maximums & limits, pension estimates

2013

  • December (PDF)- 2014 maximums & limits, final average earnings
  • November (PDF)- additional voluntary contributions, year-end checklist, deferring OAS
  • September (PDF) - role of pension plan administrator, tuition fee waiver, My Sunlife Mobile
  • May (PDF) - employer cost of benefit coverage, regular updates checklist for employees
  • March (PDF) - Pension reform measures, 2012 annual pension statements, mandatory pensions
  • January (PDF) - 2013 maximums & limits, additional voluntary contributions

Visit the P&B Archive to access newsletters prior to 2012