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Employee Benefits & Health

Our well-being affects everything we do at work, at home and in our community. When we are at our best psychologically, emotionally, socially, spiritually and physically, we can contribute our best in all the roles in our lives. 

At VIU, we aim to incorporate well-being as a way of thinking in all that we do, across the institution. One of VIU’s People Plan invitations to action is to “Encourage Employee Well-being”. Human Resources is committed to doing its part to foster a healthy workplace for all VIU employees, through education, awareness and resources.

Contact Us

Benefits@viu.ca  /  Fax: 250-740-6605

Josephine McNeilly
HR Specialist, Employee Well-Being and Benefits 
Office: 250-740-6432 

  • Well-being initiatives 
  • Return to Work 
  • Joint Early Intervention Program (CUPE) 
  • Joint Rehabilitation Committees 
  • Medical Leaves / STD / LTD 
  • Benefits Communications 
  • Disability Accommodations 

Dana Swarts
Employee Benefits Coordinator

  • Employee Benefits
  • Pension Transfer of Service
  • Pension Purchase of Service
  • Employee Sick Leave Administration
  • Joint Rehabilitation Committees

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