February 2018 Employer Newsletter > Enjoy a new Teachers’ Pension Plan member website launching spring 2018

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Enjoy a new Teachers’ Pension Plan member website launching spring 2018

Starting spring 2018, you and your employees can enjoy the new Teachers’ Pension Plan members’ website. The new website is designed with your employees’ needs in mind—with varying levels of information so members can access the amount of detail they want. And, they can apply to retire online!

What’s changing

Member website

  • Enhanced functionality for My Account with new, simplified access for updating personal information anytime
    • My Account continues to be your employees’ gateway to managing their pension information, including personal and spousal information
    • Employees can select pre-retirement beneficiaries
    • Employees can apply to retire online
  • Information is organized by topic and task
    • New easy-to-find, task-based content replaces PensionFacts and guides to help employees better understand information as they need it
  • Improved search

Employer website

  • Two ways to access your secure employer website
    1. On pensionsbc.ca, hover over Teachers’ Pension Plan and click Logon as Employer in the drop-down list. From there, log on to the secure employer website as you do now.
    2. On the Teachers’ Pension Plan website, click Employer, at the top of the page. From there, log on to the secure employer site as you do now.
  • Relocated plan governance, StraightTalk and member forms from the employer site to the new member site.

Next steps

  • Please share this exciting news with your employees and colleagues
  • Delete saved bookmarks and have your employees do the same
  • Starting spring 2018
    • we encourage you and your employees to explore the new website and become familiar with it
    • more information about My Account can be found on the website under Your pension—go to Your pension > Managing your account information.

For more information

  • Refer to the letter and poster package you should receive by the end of March; it contains posters to put up in common areas
  • Visit the New Member Website section of the secure employer website to access TPP Website Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact Employer Operations