Department of Human Resources

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Employee Engagement & Development - Department of Human Resources

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The Pensions & Benefits series of seminars have been designed to enhance understanding of the Employees’ Retirement Plan, Faculty & Certain Employees Retirement Plan and benefit packages provided to eligible employees. These seminars are open to retirement plan members and employees who are eligible for benefits.

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Friday, March 6, 2020

Planning the Path to Your Future - Using the Pension Estimator - For members of the Employees’ Retirement Plan

Schedule: Friday, March 06, 2020, 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Oak Room, Vanier Hall
Instructors: Cheryl Paglione
(For members of the Employees’ Retirement Plan)

This session is targeted for members of the Employees’ Retirement Plan who have a basic understanding of the Plan, and want to learn how to use the Pension Estimator in their Retirement Planning. Topics will include an overview of important Plan fundamentals, survivor options, Plan indexing, and an orientation to using the Pension Estimator. This interactive session provides exercises designed to deepen your Plan understanding.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Planning the Path to Your Future - Using the Pension Estimator - For members of the Faculty and Certain Employees Retirement Plan

Schedule: Friday, March 13, 2020, 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Oak Room, Vanier Hall
Instructors: Cheryl Paglione
(For members of the Faculty and Certain Employees Retirement Plan)

This session is targeted for members of the Retirement Plan for Faculty and Certain Employees who have a basic understanding of the Plan, and want to learn how to use the Pension Estimator in their Retirement Planning. Topics will include an overview of important Plan fundamentals, survivor options, Plan indexing, and an orientation to using the Pension Estimator. This interactive session provides exercises designed to deepen your Plan understanding.

Friday, April 3, 2020

Choosing Normal and Optional Forms of Pension at Retirement - For members of the Faculty and Certain Employees Retirement Plan

Schedule: Friday, April 03, 2020, 09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Oak Room, Vanier Hall
Instructors: Cheryl Paglione
(For members of the Faculty and Certain Employees Retirement Plan)

This session will be of interest to members of the Faculty and Certain Employees Retirement Plan who are considering retirement, approaching retirement age, or simply want to learn about the Plan’s Pension Forms as part of their financial planning. Topics will include a comprehensive review of the Normal Form of Pension and alternative payment options for single members and members with a spouse. This session should be taken prior to attending the Retirement Planning Seminar.

Friday, May 8, 2020

Retirement Planning Seminar - For members of the Faculty and Certain Employees Retirement Plan

Schedule: Friday, May 08, 2020, 09:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: TBD
Instructors: Cheryl Paglione
(For members of the Faculty and Certain Employees Retirement Plan)

This seminar is intended to be an overview of retirement pension and benefit matters as they relate to members of the Retirement Plan for Faculty and Certain Employees, and will be of interest to those members approaching retirement age. Topics include planning for retirement, Government retirement benefits, sample retirement calculations, spousal rights, survivor options, Plan indexing, and post-retirement benefits.

Friday, May 15, 2020

Choosing Normal and Optional Forms of Pension at Retirement - For members of the Employees’ Retirement Plan

Schedule: Friday, May 15, 2020, 09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Oak Room, Vanier Hall
Instructors: Cheryl Paglione
(For members of the Employees’ Retirement Plan)

This session will be of interest to members of the Employees’ Retirement Plan who are considering retirement, approaching retirement age, or simply want to learn about the Plan’s Pension Forms as part of their financial planning. Topics will include a comprehensive review of the Normal Form of Pension and alternative payment options for single members and members with a spouse. This session should be taken prior to attending the Retirement Planning Seminar.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Retirement Planning Seminar - For members of the Employees’ Retirement Plan

Schedule: Friday, May 22, 2020, 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: TBD
Instructors: Cheryl Paglione
(For members of the Employees’ Retirement Plan)

This seminar is intended to be an overview of retirement pension and benefit matters as they relate to members of the Employees’ Retirement Plan, and will be of interest to those members approaching retirement age. Topics include planning for retirement, Government retirement benefits, sample retirement calculations, spousal rights, survivor options, Plan indexing, and post-retirement benefits.