Municipal Pension Plan improvements

UPDATE: The Municipal Pension Plan is adopting new plan rules as of January 1, 2022. To learn more, please visit mpp.pensionsbc.ca

Sign up for a webinar

HEU is hosting Zoom sessions to update members on the upcoming MPP changes. Please use the links below to register.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Registration full

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Registration full

Thursday, June 3, 2021, 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Registration full

If you cannot make any of these sessions, submit your questions to plandesign@heu.org or 1-877-476-7184.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
If you do not receive a confirmation email, be sure to check your junk/spam email folder for the meeting link.

Read HEU's newsletters on the MPP changes

Improvements to the Municipal Pension Plan – what you need to know - March 15, 2021

Take time to learn about proposed changes to the Municipal Pension Plan - September 30, 2020

Improving fairness and equity for HEU members covered by the Municipal Pension Plan - September 14, 2020 (reissued September 28, 2020)


Posted March 15, 2021

Upcoming changes to the Municipal Pension Plan will improve post-retirement security for tens of thousands of HEU members.

Changes to the Plan follow years of negotiation and a comprehensive member consultation process. During the consultation period, HEU’s pension team engaged with thousands of members by web, email, social media, Zoom, and phone. This is the first major Plan redesign in 50 years.

The changes will come into effect on January 1, 2022, and will only apply to pension accruals after that date.

HEU’s review of the changes has determined that the vast majority of members will benefit from the new rules. This is because the changes provide higher lifetime pensions for most HEU members by eliminating the two-tiered accrual formula.

It’s important that you understand how these changes will benefit you in your retirement.

Members are encouraged to visit mpp.pensionsbc.ca to use the pension estimator. It’s also helpful to take part in one of the MPP webinars on the pension plan. The MPP website has an extensive explanation of the changes.

HEU is holding pension webinars for members to learn about the changes and ask questions. Pre-registration is required.

Members with questions about the changes can leave a message at plandesign@heu.org or 1-877-476-7184, and one of our pension experts will get back to you.

Your pension is a paycheque for life. Please take the time to learn about how these changes will benefit you and your family.

Read HEU's newsletters on the MPP changes:

Improvements to the Municipal Pension Plan – what you need to know - March 15, 2021

Take time to learn about proposed changes to the Municipal Pension Plan - September 30, 2020

Improving fairness and equity for HEU members covered by the Municipal Pension Plan - September 14, 2020 (reissued September 28, 2020)

WEBINARS: MPP changes

HEU members can sign up for a zoom session about the upcoming MPP changes by registering below.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Registration full

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Registration full

Thursday, June 3, 2021, 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Registration full

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
If you do not receive a confirmation email, be sure to check your junk/spam email folder for the meeting link.