Quebec Bill 174 amends rules for maternity, parental and paternity leaves

Apr 16, 2018

On March 20, 2014, the Quebec Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity has introduced Bill 174, An Act mainly to relax the parental insurance plan in order to promote better family-work balance.

Ontario Budget

Apr 16, 2018

The Ontario Budget was released on March 28, 2018, in advance of the provincial election scheduled for June 7, 2018.

Ontario releases description of proposed variable benefit regulations

Apr 16, 2018

On March 20, 2018, the Ontario Ministry of Finance posted a description of proposed regulations concerning the payment of variable benefits from the defined contribution (DC) provision of an Ontario-registered pension plan.

A look at one company’s experience with pharmacogenetic testing

Apr 13, 2018

Benefits Canada: Pharmacogenetic testing looks at patients’ genetic makeup to assess how it affects their response to different medications, including how they metabolize them.

Make small changes to improve your health and fitness

Apr 13, 2018

The Globe and Mail: On a scale of 1 (low) to 10 (high), how happy are you with your overall physical health?

Linking resiliency to health, engagement and productivity

Apr 10, 2018

Canadian HR Reporter: Each of the four pillars of the Total Health Index can impact employee resiliency.

Psychological safety not yet on the radar of most senior leaders

Apr 10, 2018

The Chronicle Herald: Although it is incredibly important, psychological safety is often not taken as seriously as physical safety in the workplace.

Companies spending more on attracting this talent pool

Apr 9, 2018

Human Resource Director Canada: Canadian companies are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit and retain young talent – according to a new report.

Canadian employers investing more in employee training: survey

Apr 6, 2018

Benefits Canada: More Canadian employers are investing in employee training and participating in co-operative education programs than they were two years ago, according to a new survey by Morneau Shepell Ltd. and the Business Council of Canada.

Navigating Change: 2018 Business Council Skills Survey

Apr 5, 2018

A new report conducted by Morneau Shepell, in cooperation with the Business Council of Canada.