Pensions and Benefits

The PIPSC Pensions and benefits team can offer guidance regarding your employer-provided pension and benefits plan.

Current and retired PIPSC members are generally covered by a pension plan, a health care plan and a dental care plan. You may also have access to disability insurance, life insurance, retirement benefits and an employee and family assistance program.

Dental Benefits

EFAP Benefits

Pensions Benefits

Disability Benefits

Extended healthcare benefits

Retirement Benefits

 

Updates

16 October 2020
In this video our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team share how your Public Service Pension works, as well as the basics of retirement security.
16 October 2020
In this video our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team share how your defined benefit pension plan works, as well as the basics of retirement security.
16 October 2020
In this video our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team share how your defined contribution pension plan works, as well as the basics of retirement security.
16 October 2020
In this video our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team share how your target benefit pension plan works, as well as the basics of retirement security.
14 October 2020
We are deeply concerned that the Public Service Pension is the sole owner of Revera Inc. and its long-term care and nursing homes. Privately owned long-term care homes in Canada should be moved into the public sector to protect seniors.
7 October 2020
The Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) has temporarily extended certain deadlines for buybacks, financial decision making and transfers. This will give members more time to make important decisions about your pensions. The Treasury Board has extended most deadlines by 180 days.
1 October 2020
We have created a new PIPSC Pension Advisory Committee that will consult with members and pension experts to advise the president on the best ways to build, protect, and expand retirement security for our members and people in Canada.
30 September 2020
What is a pension? How do pensions work? A pension is income received in retirement. Over the course of your working life, both you and your employer make contributions to your pension.
30 June 2020
The Public Service Dental Care Plan (PSDCP) and the Pensioners’ Dental Services Plan have temporarily extended coverage for eligible dependents aging out of the plan.  To lessen the impact of Covid-19 restrictions on dental care, the eligible dependents of plan members will, in most circumstances
11 June 2020
The monthly employee premium for the Public Service Disability Plan has increased from 29 cents per $1,000 in salary to 35 cents per $1,000. This reflects the increased cost of the plan.
27 May 2020
The Treasury Board is now reviewing the Public Service Health Care Plan. We are advocating for the changes you want to make sure this plan works for you and your family.
30 April 2020
Disability, workers’ compensation, pension, and lump-sum payments for a reclassification decision are generally considered taxable income. It is important to review these carefully with your tax professional.
28 April 2020
The Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) will temporarily accept expenses for social workers and psychotherapists under the mental health provision.
18 March 2020
The Government of Canada has announced an official global travel advisory: avoid non-essential travel outside Canada until further notice. This impacts your travel insurance coverage.
23 December 2019
To Ms. Elana Lungu,  Manager (Policy Development), Patent Medicine Price Review Board of Canada,
18 November 2019
Until 2017, members of the Public Service Pension Plan were provided with an annual pension statement.  As a result of the failed Phoenix pay system, the Pension Centre has been unable to issue these statements.