Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at June 30, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2017

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at June 30, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal finds employer’s failure to provide post-65 employee benefits discriminatory

Jul 16, 2018

In a ruling that sets up further legal battles, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently decided that exemptions in the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) permitting employers to exclude post-65 employees from employment benefits violate the...

B.C. proposes all long term disability plans be insured

Jul 16, 2018

The British Columbia Ministry of Finance has undertaken a review of the province’s Financial Institutions Act and Credit Union Incorporation Act to consider the regulatory framework governing the financial sector.

Update: Quebec adopts prohibition on orphan clauses and expands leaves of absence

Jul 16, 2018

Bill 176, “An Act to amend the Act respecting labour standards and other legislative provisions mainly to facilitate family-work balance,” (the Act) was adopted on June 12, 2018 by the Quebec National Assembly.

Recent cases demonstrate how family and estate law can affect pension plan administration

Jul 16, 2018

Two recent pension administration cases demonstrate that unique family and estate situations can at times take precedence over the usual rules of plan administration.

Assessing managerial effectiveness on the road to total health

Jul 12, 2018

Canadian HR Reporter: How employees perceive their managers is fundamental to workplace wellness.

Taming the negativity factor in relationships

Jul 11, 2018

The Globe and Mail: Why do we put more focus on a negative comment than a positive comment?

Employers turn to online therapy programs to boost worker productivity

Jul 8, 2018

The Globe and Mail: Canada’s largest EAP provider, Morneau Shepell, offers several forms of online counselling: video sessions with a therapist, a web-based CBT program and text-based group therapy...

Mental health and your day at work

Jul 6, 2018

The Globe and Mail: How you feel plays a big role in how productive and happy you are on any given day. If you’re tired, overwhelmed and emotionally exhausted it’s much harder to have a good day.