Does your organization’s mental health or diversity program deserve recognition? Are you leading the way when it comes to drug and benefits plan innovation? Is your company’s pension performance award-worthy?

Benefits Canada’s annual Workplace Benefits Awards is officially open for nominations. Submit your entries here.

The 2019 awards will continue to honour the triumphs and accomplishments of exceptional Canadian plan sponsors and individuals in the realms of employee benefits and pensions. The winners will be announced and recognized at a luncheon event at the Arcadian Loft in Toronto on Oct. 17.

Read: Who are the winners of the 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards?

“Being a recipient of the Workplace Benefits Awards validates our position as a top employer,” says Lindsay Daw, disability services manager at Niagara Casinos, which took home three awards last year for their diversity, financial wellness and health/wellness programs. “It’s a compliment to be recognized in this way.”

As for the 2019 awards, Niagara Casinos is urging other organizations to submit an application. “We encourage other companies to apply for the Workplace Benefits Awards as it is a wonderful way to showcase all of the great work you do to both current and prospective employees.”

The full list of categories for the 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards are:

  • Benefits plan communications
  • Health/wellness program (<1,000 employees)
  • Health/wellness program (1,000+ employees)
  • Mental health
  • Diversity program
  • Drug/benefits plan innovation
  • Pension plan communications
  • Pension performance
  • Financial wellness program
  • Absence management
  • Industry leadership

Read: Award winners discuss paths to improving employees’ well-being

Last year’s award winners include Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada, the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan, Niagara Casinos, Ontario Power Generation and Staples Canada. Add your company’s name to this prestigious list.

Nominations will be accepted until June 30, 2019. Visit the Workplace Benefits Awards site to submit a nomination or complete an entry for your organization.