Benefits of Fleming

As an employer, Fleming College recognizes that there are many elements that contribute to a challenging and meaningful work place. In addition to a competitive salary program, employees have access to comprehensive employee benefits, a pension plan & work/life options to assist in keeping a healthy balance between your work and your personal life.

Competitve Salaries – Compensation is one of the main elements of Total Rewards at Fleming College. Fleming offers competitive pay, and generous vacations.

Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) – Our Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) is offered through Shepell-fgi and is a confidential and voluntary support service that can help you take the first step towards change. They will help you find solutions to all kinds of challenges at any age and stage of life. Whether you have decided to get in shape, are considering buying a new home or want to find a better work-life balance – they have the expert insight to get you on your way. All full-time employees and those partial-load faculty who have signed up for EFAP coverage are eligible to access this benefit.

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Our benefits are through Sunlife and below are the various employee group benefits offered at Fleming College can be found here.

Full-time, permanent employees of Fleming College, are enrolled in the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) Pension Plan which provides pensions that are paid for life, calculated based on your earnings and years of service. Plan Members receive an Annual Pension Statement detailing the contributions made to the Plan from the date of enrolment to the end of the previous year.

All Other Than Regular Full-Time employee are entitled to join the CAAT Pension Plan, a defined benefit plan. Please see visit the Plan’s website ( for details about the Plan, how you may join, and factors to consider before joining. Other than Regular Full-Time Employees (OTRFT) employees are people who:

  • work full-time on contract with a pre-determined end date;
  • are sessional employees;
  • work less than full-time hours;
  • work less than a full work week.

Over the years, Fleming has implemented an impressive array of work/life options to assist its employees in keeping a healthy balance between their work and their personal lives. Work/life balance options can help to keep stress under control and can also improve job satisfaction.

Time Management Options
Unpaid Leave of Absence
– Prepaid Leave
– Reduced Workload
– Fleming offers three flexible hours of work programs for full-time Support Staff.

Professional Development Options
Fleming College supports the continuous development of its employees and encourages full participation in professional development activities.

Some of the options available to employees are;
– Professional Development Leaves
– Sabbaticals
– Tuition Rebate Programs
– Professional Development Certificate Program (Support Staff)
– Mentoring Programs
– Lunch & Learn opportunities
– In-house training sessions

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Fleming has no classes and the College is closed on the following Public Holidays:
– New Year’s Day (January)
– Family Day (February)
– Good Friday (March/April)
– Victoria Day (May)
– Canada Day (July)
– Civic Holiday (August)
– Labour Day (September)
– Thanksgiving Day (October)
– Christmas Day & Boxing Day(December)
– As well, the College is closed on the days between Christmas and New Year’s.

Wellness Program
The Fleming College “Wellness at Fleming” initiative is intended as a holistic wellness framework that integrates programs and services for personal well-being with Fleming college’s vision, mission and values. The Wellness at Fleming programs are developed and delivered in a collaborative manner involving stakeholders from across the College and from a variety of functional areas. All employees are encouraged to embrace and model personal lifestyle habits that reflect healthy eating, active living, and effective stress management.

Other Advantages of Fleming
– Casual Fridays
– Tuition Waiver for Dependent Children Program
– Challenging Work
– Culinary Student Restaurant & Food Sales
Essentials Spa – Sutherland Campus
On-Site Bookstores
– On-Site ATMs