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Checklist for New Employees

  1. You and your employer will fill out and send in an Notification of New Hire Form
  2. Initially you will receive a "Welcome New Hire" email from the Ellement, they are the administrator of LCC's Pension and Benefits Programs. Attached to the e-mail will be an overview of the Flex Benefits Plan. You can familiarize yourself with the benefits available to you by reviewing the overview, as well as, reviewing the material on this website:
    • The two tabs (above) you will be most interested in are “Pension” and “FlexBenefits”
    • Read about your Flex Benefits. See what coverage is provided for you in "core coverage" and how you can make various choices to increase or decrease your coverage in "flex benefit choices." The links to pages on the left side of this page are always visible and we recommend reading through all of them to get a good idea of your choices.
    • Then read about your LCC Defined Contribution Pension (DC) and the choice to participate in the DC optional pension
  3. Benefits

  4. You will receive a second e–mail from Ellement to notigy you that an "enrolment window" is available on the Manulife site for you to make your coverage choices.
  5. You will receive an email with "Follow these steps to select your Benefits today" in the subject line from Manulife
    • In this correspondence you will find instructions to enroll for your benefits by logging onto Manulife’s website
    • Register on Manulife’s Secure Site only once
    • You will login to your personal account using the information provided in Manulife’s email
    • Enrol in the benefits of your choice
    • Remember your password the first time you login (you will be using this in the future each time you wish to check on your benefit status with Manulife). Or change your password if you wish to use something easier to remember by clicking on the tab “Profile Update” “Password/Address”
    • Please contact Ellement if you do not receive this email from Manulife within one week.
  6. You can log onto the Manulife website to access the enrolment tool for the period of time specified in the e–mail.
    • This enrolment tool will allow you to make choices within some of your benefits
    • You can change your selections at any time during the open enrolment window to see how the different selections impact your payroll deductions
    • See the details of each flex option by clicking on the benefit name
    • You will be able to enter the site over the duration of the “open window” to decide your options as long as you do not continue to the end of the entire process and choose the final “submit”
    • Remember that once you hit the “submit” button you will no longer be able to make choices
  7. Once you have made your final choices on the enrolment tool
    • You will fill out any forms that need to be completed according to the instructions given as you proceed in the enrolment
    • You will be able to see a statement reflecting your benefits
    • Print a copy if you wish but it will always be available in your account on Manulife’s secure site.
    • Send your completed forms to the address printed on the form. (If it reads “submit to your administrator,” please send your copy to our office at LCC Worker Benefit Plans, C/O Ellement 503-1780 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg MB R3H 1B3)
  8. You will receive a Manulife Member Card along with correspondence and information from our office once the entire enrolment procedure has been completed (usually the beginning of the next month)
  9. You will have an opportunity each year during an annual re-enrolment to make changes to your FlexBenefit choices which will take effect on January 1st of the following year Pension.
  10. Pension

  11. You will receive an e-mail from Ellement in regards to your DC Pension Plan. This will include information on the plan and your investment options. Sun Life will also send you an e-mail to confirm your e-mail address, as well as, a letter in the mail with information on accessing your DC Account.

If you have any questions, please call Ellement 1-844-440-1045 (Toll Free) or 204-954-7300 (in Winnipeg) or email LCCBenefits@ellement.ca

 

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