Wellness & Benefits Specialist: Mark Melvin
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw is continuously working on wellness and benefit initiatives to support employees and their families by ensuring market competitiveness and staying on top of trends.
We currently have a group benefits plan—which is 100% Nation paid for all eligible employees and their eligible family members—and a pension plan with the opportunity to have the Nation match up to 8% with an additional 2% unmatched voluntary option. The Nation also offers a 2.2% supplementary saving plan account. In addition, employees can access and use their leave bank, family days, and vacation days.
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw History Book For Sale
We are excited to announce that tiná7 cht ti temíxw (We Come From This Land) will be published in early January 2024! The book is intended to be a snapshot – a collection of some of the multi-faceted stories and histories that are held by the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh People and a starting point for future conversations.
Squamish Strong Protocol Agreements Signed
As a part of the celebrations of the 100-year anniversary of the Amalgamation of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw, we are pleased to announce the Nation is signing a Wa Iyí̓m ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Protocol Agreement with the City of North Vancouver, District of Squamish, and the City of Vancouver respectively.
New Squamish Nation Residential Tenancy Regulations for Sen̓áḵw
Today, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw announces that the protections in the British Columbia Residential Tenancy Act (BCRTA) will be in place for the Sen̓áḵw development and for future on-reserve housing developments.