Fringe Benefits Review Committee

The Board of Governors, at its meeting on March 28, 1974, approved a recommendation from the Salary Committee of the Board to establish a Fringe Benefits Review Committee.  At the time, the membership of the Committee included representation from the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers, the Senate, the Board, and the administrative staff of the University, with the Vice-President (Administration and Finance) serving as Chairman.

The terms of reference for the Committee are as follows:

- to examine the operation of the existing fringe benefits systems with a view to maintaining efficiency of operation, in line with approved University policies;

- to assess the merits and costs of possible changes in fringe benefits plans and proposals for adoption of new benefit plans;

- to make recommendations on policy matters to the President.

Since 1974, the membership has been revised several times to include representation from other employee groups, so that it now consists of the following members:

Vice President (Adminstration and Finance) - Chairman

1  Board of Governors representative

2 representatives of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers Association (AUNBT)

2 representatives of the University of New Brunswick Employees Association (UNBEA)  - Fredericton

1 representative of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3339 - Saint John

1 representative of the Technical Staff Association

1 member appointed by the Vice - President (Saint John)

Associate Vice-President Human Resources and Organizational Development

Assistant Vice President (Administration and Finance) and University Treasurer

NOTES:

a) The senior staff member of Human Resources and Organizational Development responsible for operation of the University's benefits plans serves as Secretary to the committee.

b) Representative of the University's benefits consultant (Morneau Sobeco) also attend meetings as required to advise the committee.

November 1999, 18 October 2012, Executive Comm 27 February 2015