The Benefits Committee shall be responsible for monitoring existing member pension and benefit programs and researching additional programs which may be beneficial to the local membership.     


Increase member awareness and knowledge about pensions and benefits.

Executive Director:

    Sharon Finnik

Committee Members:

Rosalinde Herman  

Jan Marles

    Beverlee Vatamanuk

    Carrie Bearss


Health Benefits Plan   

SaskTel Benefits at 306 777-1473

Great West Life at 866 289-5675

Dental Plan   

SaskTel Benefits at 306 777-1473

Great West Life at 866 289-5675

Sick Leave  

SaskTel provides casual sick leave benefits for absences up to four days to employees who have completed minimum service requirements. For in scope employees who have completed three consecutive months of service. 100% of wages paid (prorated for non-full-time employees) Maximum of 12 CSL days available in a calendar year (prorated for non-full-time employees) Includes pressing emergency and bereavement leave 

SaskTel Benefits at 306 777-1473

Group Life Insurance (including Travel Insurance)  

SaskTel Benefits at 306 777-1473

Centennial RRSP 

The Centennial Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is available for eligible employees, in partnership with Manulife Financial. With this plan all employees (with the exceptions of Summer Students) receive an amount of money equal to 6 days' pay (based on the employee's regular rate of pay) each year. New Permanent full time employees, part time employees (casual and permanent), job share employees and office cleaners set-up an account with Manulife Financial. Funds will be directed to your Centennial RRSP account the first pay period in January each year.   

SaskTel Benefits at 306 777-1473  for more information or to help set up an account with Manulife Financial.  

SaskTel Pension Plan 

Defined Benefit plan which includes only employees who started working at SaskTel before 01 Oct 1977  

SaskTel Benefits at 306 777-1473

PEPP (Public Employees Pension Plan)

SaskTel Benefits at 306 777-1473

HOOP (Helping Our Own People)

SaskTel's HOOP Program is a charitable organization designed to help SaskTel employees, retirees and their families in times of need. HOOP helps offset the financial burden of extended health care and illness, which are not always adequately addressed by existing social programs.  

Paula Scherr at 306 446-5343

STEPPP (SaskTel Employees' Personal Problem Program)  

STEPPP is a referral service the provides access to free, voluntary, and confidential counselling services for SaskTel employees and their families, as well as retirees and their spouses. STEPPP has been a joint program of SaskTel and CEP (and now Unifor) since the program started in 1983. Through STEPPP, highly qualified and experienced counsellors and other experts are available to help you and your family deal with many of life's difficulties, including marital problems, parenting challenges, depression, grief, addiction, financial troubles, legal issues and problems experienced by children and teens. 

STEPPP at 306 777-2937  


An accommodation is any reasonable change made to the work environment, job responsibilities, or working conditions that helps employees to perform their jobs to the best of their abilities.  

SaskTel Health 306 777-2033  




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