A secure web service, greener process and reduction in time-consuming follow-up are just a few perks of the new online Employee Information at Termination or Retirement (EITR) tool that launched November 9. Submit your EITR information online for an easier, faster and simpler experience. Read on for details.
By January 1, 2016, you must use the new method for calculating pensionable service. It’s easier and produces more consistent pensionable service calculations with less time-consuming follow-up. And that’s not all. Read on to find more benefits.
Online courses to help you
Payroll Reporting Refresher workshop makes payroll reporting easier
Just in time for year-end reporting! The fall Payroll Reporting Refresher workshop focuses on the information you need to correctly report your payroll. This two-hour online instructor-led course is delivered through GoToMeeting (web conferencing). Find out more.
Have new and near-retirement members? Your Pension, Your Future and Thinking About Retiring seminars can help them
There’s still time for members to sign up and space available! The 2015/2016 schedule for the Thinking About Retiring and Your Pension Your Future seminars are on the Seminars page. The seminars are offered across the province and are free to all plan members.
Phone: 250 356-2466 (Victoria) or 1 877 558-5574 (toll-free in BC)
Online learning tools
Enhance your knowledge with eLearning
We know it’s hard to squeeze learning into your busy schedule. That’s why we have online eLearning. Complete it on your own time, at your own pace—even from your own home.
Our eLearning focuses on your key responsibilities as a pension plan employer and takes about an hour to complete. By the end, you'll have received valuable training for effectively and efficiently administering your employees’ pensions.
Learn what you need to know—check out eLearning on the general Employer website under Employer Education.
My Account easily and securely meets your employees’ nomination of beneficiary needs
Nominating a beneficiary is an important part of your employees’ estate planning. My Account, available on their plan website, helps make the nomination experience easier. By logging on to My Account and using the nomination of beneficiary tool, your employees can nominate combinations of persons, trustees or organizations, and update their beneficiary information.
Plan members need to register for My Account to access the nomination of beneficiary tool. It’s quick and easy. Instruct members to go to the Teachers' Pension Plan website and, under the My Account Section, click Log in to My Account, and then Register Now. They will need their Person ID number, located on their recent Member’s Benefit Statement.
Encourage your employees to use My Account to nominate their beneficiary and make updates. Keeping up-to-date and accurate information ensures final wishes for their pension benefit are followed.
You can eliminate paper nomination forms for newly enrolled employees. Encourage employees to register for My Account and nominate a beneficiary online when they receive their enrolment package.