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IATSE 891 CEIRP members benefit from even lower retirement plan fees
Posted: Apr 03, 2017 11:26 Updated: Jun 09, 2017 11:00

The Canadian Entertainment Industry Retirement Plan (CEIRP) has once again announced a reduction in investment management fees (IMF). RRSPs, Tax Free Savings Accounts and non-registered RSP fees are now just 0.68%. RRIF fees are lowered to 0.78%. The average Canadian IMF is 2.45%.Over time, paying lower fees can significantly increase member savings. [Details]
Cynthia Summers, award-winning 891 member, profiled in Vancouver Sun
Posted: Jul 05, 2016 13:32 Updated: Jun 09, 2017 10:59

Summers puts the spotlight on the intense, fast-paced and creative work involved in dressing the cast of UnReal. [Story]
CEIRP 5th Annual Stakeholder Report
Posted: May 17, 2017 15:59 Updated: Jun 09, 2017 10:59

The Canadian Entertainment Industry Retirement Plan (CEIRP) has just released the 5th Annual Stakeholder Report. This communication documents all the work the National Retirement Committee has been doing to ensure the growth and sustainability of the plan. Since 2008, the plan’s assets have grown significantly, and at the end of December 2016 reached $389,591,183. The entire report can be found here.
Health Benefits Plan makes major changes based on member feedback
Posted: Jun 08, 2017 14:55 Updated: Jun 08, 2017 15:24

Thanks to the great response to the Health Benefits Plan survey sent to all IATSE 891 members this spring, the Trustees of the Motion Picture Workers Health Benefit Trust will introduce positive changes to the Plan which directly address member feedback. Details will be released on July 1. [Details]
BC Fed Plans bold statement for Day of Mourning
Posted: Apr 24, 2017 16:38 Updated: Apr 24, 2017 16:42

On April 28, 100 coffins will be carried to the grounds of the BC Legislature in recognition of 100 years of WorkSafeBC. Each coffin will represent one year with the number of injured workers who have died that year. DOM Ceremonies will be also be held across BC. [Details]