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Total Rewards for TMG

The Management Group (TMG) includes directors and managers with supervisory responsibility and employees without supervisory responsibility and who are exempt from unionized employee groups due to the confidential nature of the work they perform.

Total Rewards Overview


Rewarding Our Leaders Total Rewards Overview

An overview of the total rewards program for members of TMG



Salary Ranges for TMG

Salary ranges for TMG, outlining the minimum, fully competnent target and maximum for each band.


TMG Total Rewards Philosophy

Philosophy of the Total Rewards program for members of TMG


Total Rewards Policy for Employees in TMG

This Policy defines and outlines the Total Rewards program provisions for employees in TMG who are covered by this Policy.


Guidelines for Cash Compensation Administration for Employees in TMG

Guidelines to assist leaders to determine reasonable and appropriate compensation adjustments for TMG.


Retirement Plans


GRRSP Committee responsibilities

Updated November 2022


Highlights of the McMaster University Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Members of TMG

Document that outlines the highlights of the Group RRSP for TMG Members.


TMG Pension Plan Highlights Document

Updated January 2023


How to Read your 2022 Annual Pension Statement – Salaried Plan

Document that is intended to help employees understand their annual pension statement (Salaried Plan).

Paid Time Off


TMG Vacation Entitlement

Vacation Entitlement for Members of The Management Group (TMG)


TMG Management Days Policy

Policy that outlines the eligibility and procedures for TMG Management Days (Date of most recent approval: July 2021)


TMG Time and Leave Provisions for Managers of Employees in TMG

Document that outlines all the different leaves available to TMG employees.


Deferred Salary Leave Policy

Policy that outlines all important information about TMG deferred salary leaves. (Date of most recent approval: November 2005)



Pregnancy and Parental Leave Policy for TMG

Policy that outlines all necessary information for pregnancy/parental leaves for TMG.


TMG Pregnancy & Parental Leave Employee Guide

Guide for employees taking a pregnancy and / or parental leave

Learning and Development


MPDA Policy for TMG Members

Policy that outlines the benefits, eligibility, use of funds, etc. for the Management Professional Development Allowance for TMG employees. (Date of most recent approval: June 2022)

Job Design and Evaluation

TMG Total Compensation Re-Design

Annual Salary Review


TMG Calibration Resource Guide

Guide to assist with the calibration process for the TMG merit process.


TMG Merit Groupings

Merit groupings for the TMG annual salary review process.

Performance Management

It is encouraged that TMG performance reviews be completed in the ePerformance module in Mosaic. This module streamlines the input and submission process and avoids the complexities of adding signatures. See resources below to support you and view this ePerformance demo video (9:55min).

Questions? Contact your HR representative.


Annual Objectives and Development Goals for TMG – Instructions

Document that outlines the TMG Achievement Program for Annual Objectives and Development Goals, including helpful resources.


ePerformance Employee Tip Sheet

Document that outlines the information needed by employees to complete TMG performance reviews via Mosaic


ePerformance Manager Tip Sheet

Document that provides supplementary information for Managers using ePerformance


Achievement Levels and Definitions

Document that outlines the three level of achievement for the TMG Achievement Program.


Annual Objectives and Goals for TMG – Form

Form for Annual Objectives and Goals for TMG.


How to Set Goals/Objectives

Document that outlines the process of choosing work objectives and development goals.


Reflective questions for year-end performance reviews

Use the questions in the pop-up to help guide performance self-assessments and evaluations from the past year for TMG members.


LinkedIn Learning Resources on Performance Management

Performance management collection in LinkedIn Learning which provides videos and courses related to setting goals and objectives for employees and managers.

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