The following message is for CUPE 3906 Unit 1 (Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants in Lieu) Members who did not work as CUPE Unit 1 Members (or as CUPE Unit 2 or Unit 3 Members) in the Fall 2020 Term:
CUPE 3906 UNIT 1 Members who did not work as CUPE 3906 Unit 1, 2, or 3 members in the Fall 2020 Term will be charged the Single Dental Coverage Premium for the 2020-2021 academic year ($125) on their TA and/or RA in lieu pay on the first pay in January 2021. This coverage reimburses costs incurred for eligible dental claims incurred between September 1, 2020 and August 31, 2021 regardless of when you begin working as a CUPE 3906 Unit 1 member in the 2020-2021 academic year.
Please note that there is a 30 day change of coverage period during which you may enroll in family dental coverage or opt-out of dental coverage (if you already have comparable coverage and provide proper supporting documentation. The deadline to submit forms and supporting documentation is January 27, 2021. Reimbursements for successful opt-outs will be issued via direct deposit (not via payroll) by our Third Party Administrator, The Prosure Group, within 30 days of the deduction being made.
Please click here for further details about dental change of coverage for Unit 1 Members: https://cupe3906.org/files/2021/01/U1-WINTER-Dental-Letter-2020-2021.pdf
To obtain a family dental enrollment or dental opt-out form, please visit the “Important Updates” or “Forms” section of our website, here: https://cupe3906.org/tas-unit-1/dental-plan/
Please note that, due to the office closure caused by COVID-19, forms and supporting documentation will only be accepted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your attention to this matter.
Your CUPE 3906 Staff