Part-time hourly benefits at a glance Saskatchewan

Note: Eligibility for Part-time coverage is based on at least 3-months of service and working an average of 20 hours or more per week

Extended Health Care (Medical)

Benefit Details


Benefit Plan

Annual Deductible
No deductible
Medical Expenses Reimbursement
50% semi-private; no per diem limit
Prescription Drugs

  • 50% Mandatory Generic drugs reimbursement

  • Dispensing fee maximum - $7.00

  • • Dispensing Fee Maximum -$9.00 (Maintenance drugs dispensed by Express Scripts Canada Pharmacy only)

  • Pay Direct Drug Card

  • Deductible - no deductible

  • Coverage – generic drugs, unlimited except for:

    • Smoking cessation drug - $300 lifetime maximum

    • Fertility drugs - $15,000 lifetime maximum

Vision Care

  • Eye exams, once per calendar year

  • Prescription Glasses / Contacts - $150 per 2 calendar years

  • Visual Training $200 per lifetime

Private Duty Nursing
$10,000 per calendar year
Paramedical Practitioners
(Chiropractor, Osteopath, Podiatrist, Naturopath, Physiotherapist, Psychologists and Speech Therapist)
$300 per calendar year combined maximum
Coverage Termination
Retirement or termination


Benefit Details


Benefit Plan

$25/single; $50/family
Preventative and Basic Services
50% after deductible to a maximum of $300 per calendar year
Dental Fee Guide
Current Guide for General Practitioners based on province services are rendered
Coverage termination
Retirement or termination

Short Term Disability (STD)


Benefit Plan

Cost Sharing
100% Employer Paid
replaces 66.7% of weekly earnings
Qualifying Period
7 calendar days
Maximum Benefit Period
16 weeks
Waiting period
90 calendar days
Taxable to the Employee
Definition of disability
Employee is unable to complete own occupation due to illness or not work-related injury
Coverage Termination
Retirement, termination or age 70

Other Benefits


Benefit Plan

Basic Life Insurance
1 times annual earnings, max of $1,000,000
Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment
1 times annual earnings, max of $1,000,000
Basic Business Travel Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Coverage termination
1 times annual earnings, max of $500,000
At retirement , termination or age 70, whichever is earlier
Tuition Assistance Program
50% of tuition, registration fees and books for approved courses per calendar year

  • 0 - 3 years of service = $3,000

  • 3+ years of service = $5,000

Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)

  • Home Depot contribution

    • Annual earnings x (3% + discretionary portion)

RRSP – personal contribution
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Personal contribution – 15% stock savings
Jury/Witness Duty
Employer pays the difference between per diem as a juror and regular earnings when employee has jury duty during regular work schedule.
Bereavement Leave
Up to 5 days, depends on the relationship
Sick Days
3 days (12 hours total) after 1 year of service
Vacation rate

  • 6% after 1 year

  • 8% after 5 years

  • 8% after 10 years

  • 10% after 20 years)

Float days

  • Float days after 1 year of service

  • Float days = [10 days - statutory holidays of the province]

  • 4 hours/day