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Benefits are administered by Great West Life. The benefits decision discussions are held by Total Rewards and the Comp Group to elect the next year's benefits by the carrier's deadlines. Total Rewards will notify the team of open enrollment as soon as details become available.
GitLab covers 100% of team member, spouse, dependents, and/or domestic partner premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage.
Please review the full policy document for more information on the benefits being offered.
GitLab offers medical, dental, and vision coverage at no cost to the team member. The benefits are outlined in the following benefit summary as well as below. This documentation also has details on the products and services available under the plan.
GitLab team members in Canada are enrolled in the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP). The EFAP is a confidential and voluntary support service that will provide you and your immediate family members access to counselling and information services for the following topics: wellbeing, stress and mental health concerns, relationships and family, workplace challenges, addiction, child and elder care resources, legal advice, financial guidance, nutrition, and physical health.
This service can be accessed 24/7 by calling 1-800-387-4765 or online through their website or mobile app: My EAP.
GitLab Canada Corp's statutory vacation requirements are found on the GitLab PTO handbook page.
Manitoba Statutory General Entitlement:
Employer contributions are made to the federal Canada Pension Plan (CPP).
GitLab has chosen a digital administration platform to manage our benefits administration. Consider this platform as your single source of truth when it comes to benefits, where you can enroll in the plan, update your enrollment information, and view your coverage that will be in effect March 1, 2020.
For new hires:
You will be receiving an invitation from
firstname.lastname@example.org with a personalized link. Click on that link to set up your profile. Please reach out to the Total Rewards team at
email@example.com if you have any questions! Here are some additional instructions on how to set up your account and enroll in benefits.
To register through Canada Life, you can do so by following this link: https://gwl.greatwestlife.com/MyRegistration. This will allow you access to Canada Life’s GroupNet for Plan Members and the ability to download the GroupNet Mobile app on your mobile device. Once registered you will have access to online claims submission, your electronic benefits card, direct deposit of claim payments, view the status of your claims and more. Canada Life has also provided the following Welcome Packet. The french version of the welcome packet is also available.
Learn how to use GroupNet for Plan Members by watching the helpful videos in the following pdf.
Printed Canada Life benefits cards are being phased out and it is recommended to print a PDF card for yourself and your spouse (if applicable). You can also access your electronic drug card online through the Groupnet for Plan Members site or through the mobile app.
For further instructions on how this can be obtained online, please review the following PDF.
This card provides your group plan number and member identification number. Keep this information with you at all times and use it when requested by a health or dental provider or in case of medical emergency when traveling.
Canada Life has designed tools and services to make your life easier, allowing you to access your coverage details when you want, the way you want.
Canada Life has a user portal and App available to download that allows you to access your benefits information and ID cards. Please see the brochure for more information and instructions on registering.
Great West Life uses the first day cohabitating as the date of eligibility to enter into the GitLab health plan. Anyone who has a common law spouse that they wish to add, moving from Single to Family coverage, for example, will need to do so within 30 days of moving in together.
Adding a Beneficiary Designation Form to Collage: