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COVID-19 pandemic brings unpaid leaves into focus

May 26, 2020

A number of Canadian jurisdictions have introduced new unpaid job-protected statutory leaves for employees who are required to take time off work due to quarantine, care for family members, personal illness, or orders relating to public health.

COVID-19 and your mental health

Apr 18, 2020

Global News Calgary: Video interview with Paula Allen to discuss how the pandemic is affecting the mental health of Canadian workers.

Mental Health Index Report

Apr 3, 2020

The Mental Health Index provides a measure of the current mental health status of employed adults in a given geography, compared to the benchmarks collected in the years of 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Morneau Shepell provides COVID-19 resources and information

Mar 26, 2020

Amid ongoing concern about the COVID-19 pandemic, Morneau Shepell continues to provide resources to our clients and to the general public to help deal with the impact of the virus.

New and extended employment leave provisions in Saskatchewan

Jan 20, 2020

Saskatchewan has adopted a number of new and extended employment leave provisions that will affect pension and benefit plan sponsors.

Updates to government benefit plans in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta

Nov 25, 2019

There have been several recent announcements of changes to provincial government health care benefits.

Recent developments in pharmaceutical benefit coverage

Sep 23, 2019

Several new developments in 2019 point towards greater government intervention to manage drug prices as well as the cost of public drug plans.

Advisory Council’s final report recommends universal, single-payer pharmacare

Jul 23, 2019

In June 2019, the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare (the Advisory Council) issued its final report recommending universal public, single-payer pharmacare for all Canadians, with a phased implementation between 2022...

The true cost of poor mental health at work

May 23, 2019

HRM Online: HR leaders can take concrete steps in response to struggling employees

2019 Ontario Budget includes pension and benefits related matters

May 21, 2019

The 2019 Ontario Budget, which was presented on April 11, 2019, includes a number of items relating to pensions, benefits, executive compensation in the public sector and the funding of mental health initiatives.