The 2015 workplace mental health priorities report

Read what employers, employees and physician think about mental health in the workplace.

  • Measuring the bottom‐line impact of mental health

    Assessing your company’s situation and taking action can pay dividends in the form of higher employee engagement, mitigation of risk and operational efficiency, all of which contribute to improving ROI.
  • The true picture of workplace absenteeism

    This study concludes that employers can reduce absenteeism, lost productivity and significant cost when they understand the causes of absenteeism at their organization and adopt targeted strategies to address them.
  • Workplace mental health priorities report

    Key findings from Morneau Shepell's 2015 national survey of employees, employers and physicians on workplace mental health.
  • ROI for EFAP

    This study concludes that employers see significant ROI when helping their employees deal with personal and emotional issues.

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Coping skills can help mental health

Nov 26, 2015

Benefits & Pension Monitor News: As mental health issues become more prevalent in the workplace, most non-genetic conditions can be mitigated through the development of coping skills.

Why interest rates and inflation will be low for a long time yet: Mayers

Nov 25, 2015

The Toronto Star: The world economy has failed to rebound from the financial collapse of 2009, but not for the reasons you think.

Transition to retirement lacking

Nov 25, 2015

Benefits & Pension Monitor News: Comprehensive programs designed to assist employees in the transition to retirement have yet to take a firm hold in Canadian workplaces, says Morneau Shepell's ‘60-Second Survey for October 2015.’...

What happens to your retirement finances after the death of your spouse

Nov 19, 2015

Financial Post: Your financial health in retirement can depend on your marital status and, in particular, how that status changes.

What workplaces need to do to prepare for the millennial shift

Nov 19, 2015

The Globe and Mail: Paul Waldie talks with Morneau Shepell's Neil King on the best ways to integrate millennial's into the workplace (video stream)...

University plans must restructure

Nov 18, 2015

Benefits & Pension Monitor News: Quebec’s Bill 75 requires all university sector defined benefit plans to be restructured by December 31, based on a complete actuarial valuation as at December 31, 2014, says a Morneau Shepell ‘News & Views...

Ontario proposes to extend solvency funding relief in broader public sector

Nov 16, 2015

The Ontario Ministry of Finance has proposed on October 22, 2015 to extend Stage 2 solvency funding relief to more defined benefit pension plans in the broader public sector ("BPS")...

Ontario investment policies: DC plans and ESG factors

Nov 16, 2015

The FSCO has released final versions of its proposed IGNs on ESG factors and on SIPPs for member-directed DC pension plans.

Alberta: draft guidelines on successor plans and surplus use

Nov 16, 2015

On October 22, 2015, Alberta Finance released the following draft Interpretive Guidelines (IG’s)...

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at October 31, 2015

Nov 16, 2015

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2014