Merit provides industry-leading benefits, quality education, and unwavering advocacy to meet the needs of our members.
Enhance your employees’ well-being with portable benefits tailored exclusively for the open-shop construction industry and its partners.
Sharpen your skills and stay competitive at Merit College of Construction. High-quality education and scholarships that encourage a skilled, competitive and robust construction workforce.
As provincial policies continue to shift, we stand firm in our mission to elevate Alberta’s open shop construction industry. Our mission is to develop a regulatory and business environment that not only supports open shop principles, but a spirit of open and transparency in the construction industry as well.
Canada Life (previously GreatWest Life) insures the following core and optional benefits provided under the Merit Contractors Association Benefit Plans:
In addition, Canada Life also adjudicates extended health and dental claims on behalf of the Merit Plan.
To learn more about Canada Life, please visit their website.
iA Financial Group insures the following core and optional benefits provided under the Merit Contractors Association Benefit Plans:
To learn more about iA, please visit their website.
Best Doctors’ core services are included in the Hour Bank, Office Supervisory and Retiree Benefit Plans:
These services provide members and their eligible dependents with a second medical opinion following a diagnosis or treatment plan for a chronic or serious illness. They can also assist in locating specialists or treatment facilities and help provide answers to your medical questions.
Parents of eligible employees and spouses are also able to utilize Best Doctors core services. Learn more here.
To learn more about Best Doctors, you can:
To contact Best Doctors, call toll-free 1.877.419.BEST (2378). Be sure to identify yourself as a Merit Contractors Association Plan Member (plan number 158080).
If your coverage under the Merit Contractors Association Benefit Plan includes Best Doctors Elite Diagnostic Imaging Service™, please provide the name of your employer, membership number HD00001042 and your certificate number (found on your pay-direct drug card).
Morneau Shepell’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (“EFAP”) services are included in the Hour Bank and Office Supervisory Benefit Plans.
The EFAP is available to employees and their eligible dependents. Services include:
To learn more about the EFAP, you can:
The EFAP is available 24/7/365 online or toll-free 1.877.916.9116.