Comparison of Benefits with Other Universities in Canada [1]

 

 

  Universities Across Canada[1]

 

 

 

 

U of M[2]

 

 

 

UVic

 

UBC

 

U of A

 

U of Sask

 

U of T

 

McGill

 

U of O

Annual Vacation Allowance (after first year)

2 weeks

4 weeks

3 weeks

3 weeks

3 weeks

3 weeks

3 weeks

3.6 weeks (support);  5.4 weeks (academic)

Employer-paid Health Plan (portion of premium paid)

75%

100%

100%

100%

75%

50%

100%

50%

Tuition Subsidies, for courses related to job

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Defined-benefit Pension Plan, for new employees

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

 

yes

yes[3]

Defined-contribution Pension Plan, for new employees

yes

 

 

yes

 

yes

 

yes

Maternity Leave Top-Up, above EI entitlement

 

95% for up to 18 weeks

 

95% for up to 25 weeks

95% for up to 21 weeks

95% for up to 28 weeks

95% for up to 20 weeks

95% for up to 23 weeks

100% for up to 17 weeks

Parental Leave Top-Up, above EI entitlement

95% for up to 18 weeks

 

95% for up to 10 weeks

95% for up to 21 weeks

95% for up to 10 weeks

 

95% for up to 6 weeks

95% for up to 18 weeks

Compassionate Leave Top-up, above EI entitlement

 

 

 

100% for up to 1 week

 

 

 

 

Life and Disability Insurance, for all employees

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Matching RSP Contributions, paid by employer

 

yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paid Personal Days-off (in addition to vacation)

 

 

10 days

3 days

4 days

4 days

 

3 days

Health Plan for Retirees

 

 

 

 

yes

yes

 

yes



[1] Only the Universities that appeared on the 2010 top 100 employers list as of November 25, 2010, are included in this comparative presentation.  The categories and data provided are from this list.  An empty cell indicates that the report was silent on that category.  For details, click on the University's name to go to their web page.

[2] The data here attempts to match the information as it appears on the top 100 employers’ list.

[3] Employees are eligible for the greater of defined-benefit or defined contribution pension plan.