Absenteeism costs topped $16 billion in 2012

Oct 8, 2013

Absenteeism cost the Canadian economy more than $16 billion last year and an effective disability management program can help mitigate those costs.

Effective disability management can reduce the impacts of absenteeism

Oct 8, 2013

Morneau Shepell-sponsored study highlights that disability management programs must focus on health promotion and disability prevention, in addition to helping employees get back to work

Americans are saving too much—sort of

Oct 7, 2013

None of us knows how long we'll live. So we each strive to save for the outlier lifespan, potentially socking away more than we'll need. ...

Overbooked: Balancing work and life with continuing education

Oct 2, 2013

These days, many people, even those working full-time, are pursuing continuing education to upgrade their skills in order to make themselves more marketable in an increasingly competitive employment landscape.

Follow up to the D'Amours report on pension plan reform in Québec

Sep 26, 2013

These are among the subjects included in the current issue of the Morneau Shepell News & Views, a monthly publication dedicated to providing insights to its clients in Canada.

How to bump your OAS pension by 36%

Sep 25, 2013

The federal government now permits people who turn 65 to delay the start of their Old Age Security pension (OAS) until 70.

GTA campaign—LessStressMoreHappy.com—to increase awareness of how EFAPs can help

Sep 24, 2013

Well over one million employees and their family members in the GTA are covered by their Employee and Family Assistance Program, 24/7 professional counselling and support to help with work and life challenges.

Actually, diversity is a Quebec value

Sep 23, 2013

As an employer with a considerable presence in Quebec, we at Morneau Shepell thought we should report on our experience with Quebec “values.”

Absenteeism costs the Canadian economy $16.6 billion in 2012 according to study sponsored by Morneau Shepell

Sep 23, 2013

Morneau Shepell-sponsored study calls for organizations to start proactively managing the problem or costs will continue to escalate with the aging workforce

Calculating investment returns: Actuarially speaking, 6% is a good rule of thumb

Sep 21, 2013

If you are trying to predict your cash flow in retirement, it’s useful to know what investment returns you can expect.