(These pages are being re-written and will be updated shortly. Until updated, the text may not be accurate)
For more than three decades, the Carpentry Workers’ Pension Plan of B.C. has helped people like you achieve a secure retirement. Launched on July 1, 1970, the Plan now has about 4,000 members and beneficiaries receiving a pension, and another 1,200 active members still earning pensions.
As of July 1 2011, the Plan’s Board of Trustees made some important changes to the Plan’s benefits and rules.
Download the Pension Plan Outline to view a summary of the main Pension Plan provisions. Or visit the links below to learn more about your Pension Plan:
- Eligibility — Can you join the Plan and earn credit toward a pension?
- Retirement date — When can you retire and receive a pension?
- Pension amount — How much will you receive when you retire?
- Forms of payment — What option should you choose?
- Disability pension — What if you cannot work because of a disability?
- Termination — When does your active status in the Plan end — and what happens?
- Death benefit — What if you die before you retire?
- Important information — What else do you need to know?
To explain some of the specialized terms used in these pages, please see the glossary.