The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) is a joint retirement plan for hospitals and health care in Ontario with 470 participating employers and more than 286,000 plan members and retirees. The hoopp performance plan is a formula-based benefit that provides safety and security to Ontario health care professionals. More information about plan membership is available on their website at hoopp.com/Joining-HOOPP. The Canadian Blood Services (CBS) Defined Benefit (DB) Pension Plan is co-sponsored by Canadian Blood Services and participating unions and managed by a board of directors representing both. . Pathways to Independence Employee Retirement Plan is a unique, co-sponsored and common employer retirement plan that provides Pathways to Independence Pension employees. Regular full-time workers whose employers participate in HOOPP are automatically included in the pension plan. In certain circumstances, part-time workers may also join the plan. Regular full-time workers in the higher education system are required to participate in the caat-pension.
Part-time workers have the opportunity to join the plan at the beginning of employment. Part-time workers can learn more about caat membership in www.caatpension.on.ca/en/members/part-time their website The CAAT Pension Plan is a sponsored, multi-employer pension plan that provides full-time and part-time, active and retired employees of the Ontario pension system. Full-time Pathways to Independence workers must enter the employment pension plan and part-time workers may join under certain circumstances. For more information, please contact one of your union`s retirement committee members: OPSEU is the sponsor of several jointly sponsored pension plans. They are as follows: unit staff also serve as a resource for bargaining teams where pensions are negotiable and may, if necessary, sit on the foundation board or sponsorship committee for certain retirement plans. Staff in the retirement unit assist members on pension issues, such as understanding the calculation of their pension benefits, the characteristics of their plan, how their plan is regulated and how contribution amounts are met.