Death benefits

Death benefits offer income security and peace of mind to your survivors after you die.

How death benefits work

Death benefits protect your eligible survivors from unexpected loss of income if you die. This coverage is provided through the Death and Disability Plan, and may include several components, depending on your employment status when you die:

Using your death benefits

Generally, your employer is responsible for the cost of death benefits coverage and for your enrollment with the exception of Supplemental death benefits coverage. You or a family member must report your death to the Board of Pensions as soon as possible.