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Welcome to the Stel Salaried Pensioners Organization

 

Power Point Presentations for Salaried Retirees & Actives available for viewing at following links:

 

July 12th, 2017 - CCAA Update Information Meeting – Summary Plan of Compromise – Legal Counsel

October 5th, 2017 SSPO AGM Meeting – Pension Plan Update – PAC Chairman

October 5th, 2017 SSPO AGM Meeting – Activities Canadian Federation of Pensioners – (Available in Members Area Only)

October 5th, 2017 SSPO AGM Meeting – ELHT Update for New Health/Medical Benefits Plan – ELHT Trustees

 

 

2018 Membership Fees are due December 31, 2017

Click Here  to download a 2018 Membership Renewal Form

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NOTICE:  New Procedure for filing Emergency Health and Dental Claims – Effective October 1, 2017

 

The Representative Committee any your ELHT Trustee’s are pleased to report that significant progress continues to be on the design and implementation of a new Benefit Plan under the newly formed Employee Life and Health Trust (the “ELHT”).   In the interim, until such time as the new Benefit Plan can be implemented, the ELHT will be taking over the responsibility for paying Emergency Health & Dental benefits.  The coverage for emergency health and dental, will remain the same as previously provided under the Transition Fund/Retiree Fund since July 1, 2017.   Specifically, eligibility for benefits will continue to be limited to those who have no other options, and for whom paying for the service would cause a significant hardship for themselves and/or their family. 

However, effective October 1, 2017 claimants will now have to submit the Retiree Fund Application Form directly to the ELHT, through Representative Counsel (with the applicable Green Shield Benefits Claim Form attached to it. Application forms should no longer be sent to the Monitor (Ernst & Young).  A revised Application Form indicating this change and contact information can be found here.   A Green Shield Dental Claim Form can be found here.   A Green Shield Health Claim Form can be found here.

             

Reminder:  Claims should be submitted under the retiree’s Green Shield USSC Health Plan Identification Number with the prefix UST inserted. 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE – JUNE 30, 2017

 

NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF LIFE INSURANCE MAILED TO ALL PLAN MEMBERS JUNE 27th, and EXTENSION OF THE EMERGENCY RETIREE FUND

 

 CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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 ATTENTION ALL SALARIED PENSIONERS

 

UPDATE: IMPORTANT NOTICE MARCH 10, 2017   

CLICK HERE TO VIEW IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING:

The temporary “Retiree Fund” (March 9, 2017)

The temporary Provincial Assistance Program for Qualifying Persons (Dec 17, 2015)

THE TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF HEALTH BENEFITS (Oct 9, 2015)

 

 

U. S. STEEL CANADA INC. CREDITOR PROTECTION FILING – SEPTEMBER 16, 2014

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR CCAA UPDATES FROM THE BOARD

 

IT’S TIME TO JOIN THE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT YOUR PENSION & BENEFITS

Click Here For Details

 

Click here to visit Representative counsel Koskie Minsky “Cases” to keep informed as to the current status of the case

 

Questions related to your particular personal situation may be directed to the KM help desk via:

Toll Free Hotline 1-866-777-6341

Or, Email: usscrepcounsel@kmlaw.ca

 

 Click here to visit the Ernst & Young Inc. (court appointed Monitor) to view the public documents pertaining to these proceedings.

(Access the “Restructuring Document Centre” link located to the right on the Home Page, then Scroll down the alphabetical client list and click on U. S. Steel Canada Inc.)

 

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Serving Members of Stelco (Now US Steel Canada) Ontario Registered Salaried Pension Plans

 

Hilton Works & Stelco Tower   (Plan No. 338509)

Lake Erie Steel Company    (Plan No. 698753)

Welland Pipe Ltd.   (Plan No. 1017185)

Stelpipe Ltd.   (Plan No. 1017185)

 

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MEMBERSHIP IN SSPO IS OPEN TO:

Pensioners

Surviving Spouses Of Pensioners

Current Employees of US Steel Canada (formerly Stelco) who are members of the Plan

Retired Salaried Non-Pension Benefits Participants in Health Benefits (group medical, life. and dental – Partial Wind-up Group)

 

IMPORTANT:  PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING POLICIES GOVERNING ACCESS AND USE OF THIS WEBSITE

 

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