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Benefits Canada is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards. This year’s awards program welcomed more than 115 entries across nine categories, all highlighting how Canada’s leading employers are supporting their employees’ physical, mental and financial well-being. The winners will be announced on Oct. 20 at the King Edward Hotel in Toronto during the 2023 Healthy Outcomes Conference, […]

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  • September 5, 2023 September 18, 2023
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The costs of U.S. employer-sponsored medical benefits are expected to rise seven per cent in 2024, according to a new survey by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. The survey found 79 per cent of U.S. employers’ benefits plans are self-funded (with or without stop-loss coverage), while 21 per cent are fully insured. The […]

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  • August 21, 2023 August 21, 2023
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The gaming and entertainment company’s new manager of benefits, retirement and wellness discusses improving benefits communication, transferring total rewards skills and her favourite Peloton workouts. Q: What new programs or initiatives are you looking to implement? A: I’d like to develop an ongoing education and communications strategy to promote our current benefits programs and categorize […]

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TD Bank Group credits its culture of care for the recent enhancements to its benefits plan. “We place a great amount of emphasis and focus on this, which is a key element of our [employee] promise,” said Susy Michor, the bank’s vice-president of human resources, global retirement benefits and well-being, during Benefits Canada’s 2023 Benefits […]

Citing a variety of surveys, Terry-Lynn Levy (pictured left), manager of human resources, benefits, wellness and HR information systems at Fluor Canada, said more than a third of Canadians cite money as their biggest financial concern and people experiencing financial stress are twice as likely to report poor overall health. These individuals are also more prone […]

With the 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards’ nomination process soon drawing to a close, Benefits Canada is pleased to announce this year’s panel of judges. The deadline for this year’s awards is Fri., July 7, at which time the awards entries will be turned over to the hands of several industry experts. Read: Who are the winners […]

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  • June 23, 2023 July 4, 2023
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Benefits Canada is extending the deadline for entering the 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards to Friday, July 7 at 5 p.m. EST. The original industry awards program has been recognizing employers and plan sponsors for more than 20 years, highlighting their innovative approaches to supporting the mental, physical and financial well-being of their employees. Enter the 2023 Workplace Benefits […]

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  • June 16, 2023 June 15, 2023
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Vancouver-based technology company FORM is using swimming to foster employee well-being and improve physical and mental health. The company hosts a team swim day on Tuesdays and a social swim on Fridays, which is more organic and provides employees with more time to connect, says Dan Eisenhardt, the organization’s founder and chief executive officer. “It seemed […]

Over the past three years, employers around the globe have been facing unprecedented levels of change, driving innovative thinking as they transform their workplace policies and programs to meet the evolving needs of employees. Is your organization at the forefront of this change? Are you stepping up your financial wellness initiatives to help employees through […]

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  • April 28, 2023 April 27, 2023
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Although a majority (83 per cent) of U.S. employers say their employees are satisfied with their current benefits offerings, fewer than two-thirds (61 per cent) of workers agree, according to a new survey by MetLife Inc. The survey, which polled more than 2,800 employers and more than 2,800 full-time employees, found the No. 1 reason […]

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  • March 24, 2023 March 23, 2023
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