For employers – The right steps into managing mental health in the workplace

Dec 12, 2017

University of Denver: Recognizing performance dips and mental health problems.

Quebec: Proposals regarding disparity clauses

Dec 12, 2017

In December 2016, the Quebec government set up a working group to study disparity in treatment clauses based on the date of hire in pension plans (also known as “orphan clauses”).

Quebec: Change in VRSP rules

Dec 12, 2017

The rules for Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans (VRSP) are about to change, as originally planned.

MC College offers mental health app for all students

Dec 11, 2017

Red Deer Express: MC College has an application to provide students with access to mental health service.

How to bring mental health into the boardroom

Dec 8, 2017

Human Resources Director: According to a report from Morneau Shepell, 31% of employees suffer from depression, with a further 28% calming to have anxiety.

Senior leadership not stepping up to support employee mental health: survey

Dec 7, 2017

Benefits Canada: While the majority of employers provide an employee assistance program to employees, very few believe their company’s senior leadership demonstrates a commitment to mental health, according to a new survey by CivicAction.

What to do when your relationship is stressing you out

Dec 5, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Are you in an intimate relationship and confused?

Morneau Shepell expands U.S., global presence with latest EAP acquisition

Dec 1, 2017

Benefits Canada: Morneau Shepell Ltd. is boosting its presence in the United States and globally with the acquisition of Chestnut Global Partners, an employee assistance program and wellness services provider based in Illinois.

Don’t like your life story? Then rewrite it

Nov 23, 2017

The Globe and Mail: What is your favourite story of all time? As you think about your answer, reflect on why it is your favourite story. Who was the main character, and what was most interesting about them? What role did they play?

Upcoming CPP reforms a ‘convenient time’ to consider more complex DC design

Nov 21, 2017

Benefits Canada: With CPP contributions set to rise in 2019, the question of integration will be a consideration for the sponsors of defined contribution pension plans as well.