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Updates to Classtime helps occasional teachers save time

December 18, 2013 - Meet Nina Sharma. Nina is a substitute teacher with Peel District School Board and a full-time user of Classtime, Teachers' mobile app for occasional teachers.

Topics Active Member, Career Events, Early Career Teacher

The Third Rail

December 12, 2013 - In their new book, The Third Rail: Confronting our pension failures, Teachers' CEO Jim Leech and Globe and Mail Senior Writer Jacquie McNish analyze problems in the Canadian pension system.

Topics Active Member, Funding, Retired Member, Retirement

Queen's MBA scholarship honours retiring Jim Leech

December 05, 2013 - Friends and colleagues honoured Teachers' President and CEO Jim Leech by donating money toward a scholarship in his name for MBA students at the Queen's School of Business.

Topics Active Member, Investments, Retired Member

Then and Now: Your secure service

November 25, 2013 - Since launching iAccess Web we've continued to expand and improve the service offered through it.

Topics Personalized Service, Retired Member, Taxes

Driving the economy

November 25, 2013 - A recent study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) provides some thought-provoking information about Canadian retirees with defined benefit (DB) pensions.

Topics Active Member, Contributions, Investments, Plan Membership, Retired Member, Retirement, Taxes

2014 Pension deposit dates

November 20, 2013 - Your pension is deposited on the last business day of each month. Here are the deposit dates for 2014.

Topic: Retired Member

Taking chances

November 20, 2013 - The security of a steady retirement income from Teachers' allows this member to take risks and make major investments in his retirement.

Topics Retired Member, Retirement

Thinking of heading south?

November 14, 2013 - Reminders for retired members planning to leave Ontario for extended periods of time.

Topics Personalized Service, Retired Member, Taxes

Evolving your service in the digital realm

October 25, 2013 - We always strive to meet your changing needs. In particular, we continue to enhance our digital service offerings.

Topics Active Member, Personalized Service, Retired Member

MOPPs Update

October 24, 2013 - The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) and Ryerson University have decided to terminate their participation in the reciprocal transfer agreement with major Ontario pension plans (MOPPs).

Topics Active Member, Buybacks

Supply and demand

October 24, 2013 - Every day that an occasional teacher works counts toward a retirement benefit.

Topics Active Member, Credit, Early Career Teacher

When interest rates rise

October 24, 2013 - When interest rates increase, your pension's commuted value decreases.

Topic: Active Member

2014 inflation adjustment

October 21, 2013 - The 2014 base inflation adjustment is 0.9%.

Topics Inflation, Retired Member

New app for new teachers

October 17, 2013 - Classtime, our newest mobile app, helps occasional teachers keep track of where and when they worked, as well as when they get paid. You can download it for free on Google Play and on the App Store.

Topics Active Member, Career Events, Early Career Teacher, Personalized Service

Worklog now available for Android devices

October 10, 2013 - Worklog, our re-employment app, is now available for both Android and Apple devices.

Topics Personalized Service, Re-employment, Retired Member

Are you ready for your pension check-up?

October 03, 2013 - Learn what to look for on your personal statement of benefits.

Topic: Active Member

Who is taking a leave?

September 26, 2013 - Who is taking a leave and buying back credit? Take a look at last year's numbers.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Early Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Personalized Service

Pension calculator improvements benefit new teachers

September 19, 2013 - iAccess Web's pension calculator even more accessible to new teachers.

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Personalized Service

Coast-to-coast transfers

September 12, 2013 - Learn about transferring credit from another provincial plan to OTPP.

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Plan Membership

Kick start your pension

September 05, 2013 - By exploring transfer options, new members can build credit in the plan.

Topics Active Member, Career Events, Early Career Teacher, Plan Membership

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