Look beyond plan design and expenses to control benefit costs

Dec 6, 2016

Benefits Canada: Benefits programs are under tremendous inflationary strain these days stemming from several sources, including increased utilization of specialty drugs and increased rates of absence and disability due to mental illness.

Learn how to be a leader who delegates

Dec 6, 2016

The Globe and Mail: As a leader, how often do you feel you are getting buried in details?

Program helps with workplace mental health

Dec 5, 2016

Benefits and Pensions Monitor News: Employers have an easier path to workplace mental health with the launch of CivicAction's ‘MindsMatter’ program...

Make three minutes matter: CivicAction launches workplace mental health program

Dec 2, 2016

Canadian News Wire: Employers have an easier path to workplace mental health with today's launch of CivicAction's ground-breaking MindsMatter program. ...

Morneau Shepell’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary wins Lexpert Rising Stars award

Dec 2, 2016

Susan Marsh recognized as one of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40

Pensioners should ignore conventional wisdom and consider annuities

Dec 2, 2016

Insurance & Investment Journal: Morneau Shepell's Chief Actuary Fred Vettese says that typical retirement planning strategies fail badly when confronted with a worst-case scenario on the stock markets...

DC only designed for accumulation

Dec 1, 2016

Defined contribution pension plans were designed only with accumulation in mind, not decumulation, says Idan Shlesinger, of Morneau Shepell.

‘This program saved my life’ lessons learned from the implementation of an innovative student mental health program

Dec 1, 2016

Navitas: Taking on mental health issues and the stigma associated with it requires a “cultural shift”, not only societally but a shift in what we think support looks like and who we can access for help.

Is the total rewards message still getting across?

Dec 1, 2016

Avantages: The environment for communicating compensation and employee benefits is not exactly upbeat, considering insurance-cost controls, rising numbers of disability cases, pension plan deficits, low salary increases and insufficient retirement...

How to boost your confidence at work with good thoughts

Dec 1, 2016

The Globe and Mail: What do you say to yourself when you look in the mirror first thing in the morning?