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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Under the Deferred Salary Leave provisions, you may defer 10% to 33% of your salary for 12 months to 72 months.

You may take a leave of absence for 6 months to 12 months and the leave must be approved.

Enrolment in the DSLP is allowed during the semiā€‘annual application periods of:

 

April 1 to May 15; and

October 1 to November 15.

 

Forms

The DSLP cannot serve as an early retirement benefit (you cannot retire immediately following your leave of absence). At least two months prior to the end of your leave of absence, you must advise your Human Resources Branch in writing of your intent to return to work.

Group Life Insurance

During your leave period your coverage continues and benefits remain in effect based upon your gross pre-deferral salary.

 

Long-Term Disability

As a member of the Public Employees Disability Income Plan, your coverage continues and benefits remain in effect based upon your gross pre-deferral salary.

As a member of the SGEU LTD Plan, there is no provision for premiums to be deducted during the leave of absence period. Premium payments are to be arranged with and directed through the SGEU office.

 

Dental and Health Benefits

If you are enrolled in the Public Employees Dental Plan and the Extended Health Care Plan your coverage continues and benefits remain in effect.

Participating Employers

Information Services Corporation
Judges of the Provincial Court
New Careers Corporation
Public Service of Saskatchewan as defined by The Public Service Act
Saskatchewan Archives Board
Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority
Saskatchewan Power Corporation
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation
Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission
Saskatchewan Water Corporation