To be eligible for payment from the S.U.B., you must:
 Have a minimum of 18 months of service with the Company. After 18 months, you earn one week of benefits for each 40 hours (credit point) worked after the 18 months. There is a maximum of 52 weeks of possible benefit payable and credit points earned.
 Receive an Employment Insurance Benefit in accordance with The Unemployment Act, or in the case that you are ineligible because you have an insufficient period to qualify for benefits under the Act, you must make proof of denial from E.I. When applying for EI, ensure to request to have a copy of your EI stub issued to you.
 Be laid off and have not refused recall for any reason, in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
 Not be sick or disabled and receiving compensation for such.
 Be an employee with Evraz and have not resigned from the Company.
 Employees must forward their E.I. cheque stubs within five (5) days of receipt. Employees who save receipts and forward them later will not be eligible for reimbursement.
To make claims on the S.U.B. program, you must:
EACH TIME you receive your E.I. cheque stub and/or copy, submit it, with name and address, to the 2nd Floor Operations Building or Reception Area, Main Office, within five (5) days of receipt of same. Once received, the stub will be date stamped and forwarded for processing.
EACH TIME you receive your E.I. cheque stub and/or copy, you must submit it to the 2nd Floor Operations Building or Reception Area, Main Office, immediately to qualify for additional payment. Once received, the stub will be date stamped and forwarded for processing.
You must have credit points (40 hours) to be able to receive a payment.
For each week you qualify for E.I. benefits, you will receive $100.00 (taxable) and an earned credit point (40 hours) will be deducted. If the Plan drops below 35% of the maximum, the benefit will drop. If there are insufficient funds in the Plan to make payments to the employees that have claims, no payments for that week will be made.
The benefits you receive are taxable. If you record the earning on the E.I. cards, you should mark it down as a S.U.B. payment as it is an approved S.U.B. plan.
You will be paid on a bi-weekly basis for all eligible E.I. stubs received in theReginaoffice and payment will be directly deposited into your payroll account.