To be eligible for SUB Fund monies, you must be collecting Employment Insurance (EI).
You must submit all EI claims to UA Local 170 Union Office by June 30th of the calendar year following the year to receive your full refund. Example: 2018 EI claims must be in by June 30, 2019 for reimbursement.
EI reimbursements are processed by UA Local 170 Union Office at: 604.526.0441 or toll-free at 1-888.223.7711
Employers contribute $0.10/hour earned into a member’s SUB Plan hour bank.
SUB Plan payment is $100/week ($40.00 is taken from the member’s SUB Plan /hour bank) paid from Local 170 Union Office.
(Effective September 01, 2018 $100/week, prior to September 01, 2018 it was $80/week).
Board of Trustees Responsible
Brian McKinley – Chair
Jack Allard – Trustee
Craig Hallgren – Trustee
A.D. Al Phillips – Trustee
Lisa Peterse – Administrator
The Plan Administrator along with the Board of Trustees are responsible for the SUB Fund, Professional Consultants, Investment Management Firms, and ensuring that the SUB Fund is maintained in a financially balanced method that will provide welfare benefits for union members over the long term.