New Hires

Welcome to the Michaels Team

Congratulations! We are delighted to have you on the Michaels team. We know you have lots of information to review, things to learn and steps to complete as you begin your career with us.

To get you started, we want to make sure choosing benefits for you and your family is as simple as possible. Using the tools we have provided makes it simple to evaluate your options and then “Design your benefits” today, and in the future.

Here are some things to consider.

  • Check your Enrollment Deadline – You have 30 days from your date of hire to complete your enrollment. Use the Enrollment Deadline Calculator to check!
  • Decide which Dependents you’ll cover – Most of our plans provide coverage for eligible dependents. So, if you need to cover family members you can see who is eligible.

Enrollment Deadline and Effective Date Calculator

Enrollment deadline is 30 days from Hire Date! Effective Date is First of the month FOLLOWING 30 days. Please select your hire date below.

Full-Time Team Member New Hire Checklist

Your Michaels coverage begins the first of the month after you complete 30 days of service when you enrol with Sun Life when you are first eligible.

  • Compare the options. Choose the right coverage for you and your family.
  • Decide if you want additional income protection. You can also elect optional life and AD&D and/or critical illness insurance coverage.
  • Enroll with Sun Life. You have 30 days to enrol.
  • Questions? Contact Team Member Services at 1-855-432-MIKE (6453) or Sun Life.