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The OPSEU Pension Trust is supporting employees’ and plan members’ financial literacy with its defined benefit pension education program and extensive member communications. “We run a program called People for Pensions, an education program focused on articulating the value of defined benefit pensions and not just the benefit they provide to people who have them, […]

  • By: Sadie Janes
  • November 17, 2022 November 15, 2022
  • 09:00
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Amazon.com Inc. is expanding its education benefits to cover college tuition expenses for frontline workers in the U.S. The benefit is available to U.S. employees after three months with the company, according to a press release, which noted the program also assists employees obtaining high school diplomas as well as certificates for general education development […]

Canada Life introducing RESP to group benefits plans

Canada Life Assurance Co. is introducing a self-directed registered education savings plan to help employers support their employees’ varying financial priorities. Employers can add the RESP to their employee benefits plan at no addition cost, while plan members can choose either the family or individual plan, where they can contribute as much or as little […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 2, 2020 February 23, 2021
  • 08:30
Canadian workers resilient in face of pandemic, but lack new skills training, finds research

Canadians workers are proving resilient in the face of the hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by the Environics Institute for Survey Research in partnership with the Future Skills Centre and Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute. Nearly two-thirds (63 per cent) of Canadians said they feel confident in their abilities after the pandemic was […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 22, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 08:45
Immunotherapy innovations beneficial in kidney cancer treatment

While kidney cancer is uncommon in patients younger than age 45, there’s an increasing incidence in diagnosis in young people because of the advent of imaging technology, according to Dr. Nazanin Fallah-Rad, medical oncologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Mount Sinai Hospital. “There’s an increasing incidence of younger people being diagnosed with kidney cancer and […]

Gen Z, millennials expect employers to help them upskill: survey

Younger generations are more likely to expect their employers to provide training and development programs, according to a new survey by getAbstract. Almost all (93 per cent) survey respondents across generational cohorts said it was at least somewhat important for employers to provide these opportunities. But 84 per cent of generation Z employees and 74 […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 15, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 15:00