Canada

How to Support Mental Health in Your Workplace

Earlier this year, I experienced a mental health crisis. I spent five nights at an in-patient program. This was followed by over six weeks at a partial hospitalization facility, which… Read more >

Workers Are Stressed Out About Money: 5 Tools to Help

The uncertain financial world of today is increasing the concerns of an already stressed workforce. A new International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plan study, Workplace Wellness and Financial Education Programs:… Read more >

Unlimited PTO—Surprise! It’s Not Unlimited.

Unlimited paid time off (PTO): the benefits trend that has rapidly grown, especially in the wake of a global pandemic. How exactly are employers able to offer a limitless vacation… Read more >

The Perfect Storm Facing Canada’s Rapidly Aging Population: An Interview with Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, Ph.D.

In an interview in the March/April issue of Plans & Trusts, actuary Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, Ph.D., FCIA, FSA, called for new policies and practices to address the multiple challenges and opportunities… Read more >

8 Ways to Support Employees With Mental Health Challenges

As Mental Health Awareness Month (in the U.S.) continues, we’re sharing strategies and approaches to help leaders respond to employees with mental illness in a psychologically safe way. When employees have… Read more >

Communicating DEI: Five Critical Questions

Many companies have made progressive changes to their approach in recruiting, hiring and management to make the workplace an environment where everyone can succeed. While diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)… Read more >

National Employee Benefits Day: Your Benefits, Reimagined.

The past two years have altered the workforce like never before. From the increase in remote work to the “Great Resignation,” you and your organization’s benefit plans have been shining… Read more >