Health for the Holidays

Dec. 3, 2018

The holiday season is just around the corner, and while it’s an exciting time, it can also be stressful—for a variety of reasons. For some, the holidays can mean a little extra financial stress, especially once the excitement of the season has passed; for others, the number of obligations and events can feel overwhelming. But no matter the cause of your holiday stress, it’s important to be mindful of your own health and well-being. 

A Little Leave Clarity

Nov. 13, 2018

A leave of absence can be a lot to navigate. That’s true of nearly any leave, but especially an unplanned one—think an unexpected illness, for example. Whether you’re taking a parental leave or need information on how an extended medical leave might work with your benefits, we want to help.

Leaves due to illness or injury

If you become seriously ill or injured, know that ASEBP has options to help. Depending on your coverage and circumstances, you may be eligible for one or both of the following programs: 

Getting the Most, Without the Post

Oct. 19, 2018

As you may have heard, Canada Post will be having intermittent suspensions in mail delivery beginning October 22, 2018, due to a strike. During this postal disruption, your mail may take longer than usual to arrive.  

What can you do?

Here are a few steps you can take to minimize the impact this postal disruption may have on you:

Get Those Benefits Ducks in a Row

Sep. 6, 2018

Whether you’re swinging back into another school year after the summer break or starting a new contract after some time away, it’s always a great idea to get those benefits ducks in a row to ensure you know all the opportunities available to you and your dependants. 

Because we know September will be over in the blink of an eye, here are a few handy tips to get you waddling in the right direction:

New Look, Same Great Benefits

Aug. 23, 2018

Beginning in late August, you’ll start seeing a new ASEBP ID card. While it will look a little different from the card you have now, rest assured there have been no changes to your benefits.

Managing Stress: Benefiting from your Benefits

Aug. 10, 2018

Is workplace stress getting to you? Perhaps stress from your personal life is creeping into your work? No matter what your ‘stress situation’ might be, know that you’re not alone. Your ASEBP benefits provide a variety of supports to help you cope—even thrive—when life throws you a curveball. Keep reading for tips to help manage your stress by making the most of your benefits.

Safe Travels

Jul. 4, 2018

Nothing beats a good summer vacation—kicking your feet up (or wearing them out), relaxing (or seeing as many sights as you can) and enjoying every minute. 

If your travels take you outside the country, be sure to take a few minutes to learn about your travel coverage and what to do in an emergency before you take off. Here are a few key points to keep in mind before your next trip abroad.  

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