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Get to know your pension – whether you're just starting your job or retirement is around the corner.
Guide for new members
Learn more about your WorkSafeBC Pension Plan, which provides you with a monthly lifetime pension when you retire.
Becoming a member of the plan
You are eligible to join the plan if you are a permanent full-time or part-time employee of WorkSafeBC.
How pension contributions work
You contribute to your plan through automatic payroll deductions, and WorkSafeBC also contributes to your pension.
Types of plan members
There are four types of plan members: active, inactive, retired and limited.
Understand your member benefit statement
You will receive an annual statement showing useful information about your pension, including estimates of your future pension payments.
Get your member benefit statement
You will be mailed a Member’s Benefit Statement each year; you can also view this statement in My Account.
Understand your retired member pension statement
As a retired member of the plan, you will receive a pension statement in January each year showing the most current information about your pension.
When will you get your pension statement?
As a retired member, you will receive a pension statement in January each year.
What is the year's maximum pensionable earnings?
The YMPE is a value set by the federal government each year that we use to calculate your pension contributions and benefits.
What happens if you leave your job
If you leave your job, you will need to make some decisions about your pension.
Making changes to your plan information
You can make changes to your plan information by signing in to My Account or contacting WorkSafeBC People Services or WorkSafeBC Pension Plan.
Managing your account information
Divorce and separation
Taking time off work and buying service
Retirement health coverage
Taxes and pension payments
Planning for retirement
Applying for your pension
Death and death benefits
Appealing a decision
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