Letter: Gambling industry helps addicts

Mar 20, 2017

Quad-City Times: The Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Association teams with Morneau Shepell.

Employers face hard questions until national drug program becomes reality

Mar 15, 2017

Benefits Canada: Employers are taking several approaches to managing high-cost drugs.

British Columbia budget includes 50% cut to MSP premiums

Mar 10, 2017

In the 2017 budget tabled on February 21, 2017, the British Columbia government announced that Medical Services Plan (“MSP”) premiums will be reduced by 50% for residents with a net annual household income below $120,000.

Taxation of employer health and dental plans

Feb 15, 2017

In recent months, there has been speculation that the federal government might be considering a major change in tax rules in the next federal budget that would make employer contributions to extended health and dental plans taxable to employees...

Review of public sector accounting of retirement and post-employment benefits

Feb 15, 2017

In 2014, the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) identified, as part of a survey, the review of Section 3250 (Retirement Benefits) and Section 3255 (Post-employment Benefits) as one of the top priorities in its agenda.

Human Resources Trends for 2017

Feb 7, 2017

Our annual Trends in Human Resources survey canvasses Canadian employers on what they are planning for the coming year and asks HR Leaders about the opportunities and challenges they face in improving employee health, engagement and productivity.

Morneau Shepell offers support hotline

Feb 2, 2017

Benefits and Pension Monitor News: Morneau Shepell has established a 24/7 support hotline that can be used, at no cost, by anyone impacted by the act of terror at a Quebec City mosque on Sunday evening.

Ontario AG announces free counselling program for jurors

Feb 1, 2017

Legal Feeds: The new Juror Support Program was revealed at the John Sopinka Courthouse in Hamilton, Ontario.

PE manages drug costs

Jan 19, 2017

Benefits and Pensions Monitor News: The influx of new drugs entering the market year after year is clearly putting considerable upward pressure on health plan costs.

Pharmacoeconomics: New ways to manage drug plan costs

Jan 17, 2017

The influx of new drugs entering the market year after year is clearly putting considerable upward pressure on health plan costs. A new approach can help manage those costs.