Benefits Pamphlets & Information Sheets

These pamphlets and information sheets provide summarized information on your benefits in quick print, easy to read versions. 

Benefits Summary

I am an employee at:

Benefits Pamphlets

These pamphlets include information on your benefits plan.

Please select the appropriate link to view our Benefits Pamphlets.  


Benefits Information Sheets

Benefit information that remains current, and updated only when necessary.  These will include topics that employees have frequent questions about.

Please select the appropriate link to view editions of our Benefits Information Sheets.


Thinking about Retirement

I am an Employee at:

  • IWK Health Centre who may be eligible for HANS Retiree Plan
    You are eligible for retiree benefits if you have at least 10 years of continuous service immediately prior to retirement and receive a pension from the Nova Scotia Health Employees’ Pension Plan or another pension plan sponsored by your employer.
     
  • Other HANS Member Organizations who may be eligible for HANS Retiree Plan
    You are eligible for retiree benefits if you have at least 10 years of continuous service immediately prior to retirement and receive a pension from the Nova Scotia Health Employees’ Pension Plan or another pension plan sponsored by your employer.
     
  • Nova Scotia Health (NSH)
     
    • Employees who may be eligible for HANS Retiree Plan
      You are eligible for retiree benefits if you have at least 10 years of continuous service immediately prior to retirement and receive a pension from the Nova Scotia Health Employees’ Pension Plan or another pension plan sponsored by your employer.  
       
    • Central Zone NSGEU Employees who may be eligible for HANS Retiree NSH Lifetime Cost Sharing Plan 
      You are eligible for retiree benefits if you are Employees retiring who will be in immediate receipt of a monthly unreduced pension benefit prior to age 55 or at age 55 and have at least 10 years of continuous service immediately prior to retirement.
       
    • Public Health and Addiction Service/Continuing Care NSGEU Employees who may be eligible for Public Health/Continuing Care NSH Lifetime Cost Sharing Plan 
      You are eligible for retiree benefits if you are an employee retiring who will be in immediate receipt of a monthly pension from the Province of Nova Scotia Public Service Superannuation Plan and currently participate in the Health and/or Life insurance.
Please contact your employer to confirm which plan, if eligible, you would move to.

*In the event of a discrepancy between these publications and the contracts, the contracts will prevail.