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Nearly three-quarters (70 per cent) of U.S. employers say their company’s benefits package is critical to attracting and retaining the best workers, according to a new report by LIMRA. It found half (51 per cent) of employers believe their company will be offering more benefits in the future than it does today and another six […]

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  • July 10, 2024 July 9, 2024
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Blair Morrison, chief executive officer and chief statutory officer of the British Columbia Financial Services Authority, is retiring in early 2025 after more than five years in his current role. During his time as CEO, Morrison steered the regulatory agency through a number of significant events, such as its establishment as a crown agency in […]

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  • July 9, 2024 July 8, 2024
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The majority (91 per cent) of the Public Service Alliance of Canada’s members are strongly opposed to the Treasury Board’s new hybrid work mandate, according to a recent survey by the PSAC. In May, the Treasury Board announced its decision to require federal public service workers to be in-office a minimum of three days per […]

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  • July 8, 2024 July 8, 2024
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By creating a psychologically safe workplace in which employees can feel free to be their authentic selves, employers can encourage increased communication and collaboration, said Paola Ardiles Gamboa, a senior lecturer who served as special projects advisor to the vice-president of people, equity and inclusion at Simon Fraser University, during a session at Benefits Canada’s […]

While disability management poses many challenges to plan sponsors, rehabilitation consultants can address many of these hurdles, said Francis Marois, manager of the rehabilitation team at iA Financial Group, during a session at Benefits Canada’s 2024 Vancouver Benefits Summit in May.   Plan sponsors often don’t communicate with an employee on leave to ensure they […]

Telus Communications Inc. is ensuring employees bring their best self to the job by supporting their well-being both in the workplace and at home, said Wade Domries, the company’s vice-president of global total rewards, during a session at Benefits Canada’s 2024 Vancouver Benefits Summit in May. The organization’s current approach to well-being started taking shape […]

The Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is selling LifeLabs Inc. in a deal worth roughly $1.35 billion to U.S.-based Quest Diagnostics. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the year, said a press release. The Canadian laboratory firm will retain its brand, headquarters and management after the deal closes. “OMERS is proud […]

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  • July 5, 2024 July 5, 2024
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The federal government recently announced plans to introduce legislation in the fall expanding pension eligibility to frontline public safety and law enforcement workers in Canada. The legislation is welcomed by the Public Service Alliance of Canada and the Customs and Immigration Union after they’ve advocated for more than a decade for equitable retirement benefits for […]

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An article outlining the implications of a single-payer universal pharmacare system was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com this week. Here are the top five human resources, benefits, pension and investmnet stories of the past week: 1. Sounding Board: What plan sponsors should know about pharmacare 2. Meet the 2024 Workplace Benefits Awards judges 3. Mental-health claims by Canadians up […]

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  • July 5, 2024 July 4, 2024
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Half (50 per cent) of Canadian employees say they’re planning to search for a new job in the second half of 2024, up from 41 per cent during the same period last year, according to a new survey by Robert Half Canada Inc. The survey, which polled 600 workers and more than 200 hiring managers, […]

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  • July 4, 2024 July 3, 2024
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