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.

How to optimize wellness programs to reduce absenteeism

Dec 19, 2017

Benefits Canada: No single effort by a company will address the many reasons for employee absences. However, a 2015 study by Morneau Shepell Ltd. found that...

Présentéisme au travail : comment y faire face ?

Aug 17, 2017

Journal de Montréal : Si un salarié absent est assez facile à repérer, et à comptabiliser, un salarié qui verse dans le présentéisme l’est beaucoup moins. Comment s’en protéger ?

How to (and why) calculate the cost of absenteeism

Dec 7, 2016

HRjob.ca: The challenge in absenteeism in the workplace is not to convince employers that the phenomenon is costly.

Are bonus days off a good way to cut absenteeism?

Nov 1, 2016

Benefits Canada: While positive reinforcement in the form of bonuses, pay raises and awards is a common human resource tool, does it work when it comes to addressing absenteeism?

Coming to work when sick is a disease in itself

Oct 23, 2016

Montreal Gazette: All of us have colleagues who come to work even when they're under the weather. They do it enough that there’s a word for it: presenteeism...

Three steps for building a mental health framework

Oct 20, 2016

The Globe and Mail: The cost of doing nothing to deal with mental health issues is becoming more and more apparent to corporate leaders.

Hillary had pneumonia and kept working. Should you?

Sep 16, 2016

TheStar.com: Presenteeism and why women may be more susceptible to it.

Absence management in a cognitive economy

Aug 23, 2016

HRM Canada: Perspectives on absence management are evolving.

Best practices in absence & disability management

Aug 11, 2016

This guide outlines the various causes and problems associated with workforce absenteeism. But more importantly it provides useful advice on addressing the problem with proven best practices.