CAW Local 1256

Retired Employees

Information about benefits for CAW Local 1256 retirees can be found in the CAW Local 1256 Retirees Benefits Booklet.

Retiree benefit coverage includes extended health care, dental, emergency travel and life insurance coverage of $2,000.

Retiree benefit coverage ceases at the end of the month in which you reach age 65.

Eligibility and Premium Payment

If you retire before the age of 65, either because of a disability, or with the OMERS 90 factor (or prevailing factor), and who have at least 15 years of service with the Corporation, you will have the opportunity to continue benefit coverage.

The Corporation will contribute to monthly premium costs based on the following schedule:

  • More than 15 years service: 60%
  • More than 20 years service: 80%
  • More than 25 years of service: 100%

You will be responsible for payment of the remaining portion of the premium. Arrangements for preauthorized payment must be made with the Pension & Benefits Administrator.
 

Changing Personal Information

If you need to add or remove dependents, or change beneficiary information, please contact the Pension & Benefits Administrator.