EI Update: What you need to do

EI Update: What you need to do

As of December 18, 2022, employees can collect sickness benefits from Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) plan for an additional 11 weeks, bringing the total period of coverage to 26 weeks (up from 15 weeks). That sounds like good news for both employees and...
Make communications accessible for all

Make communications accessible for all

When we think about accessibility, we often think first about physical accommodations such as ramps or elevators for mobility. Yet when it comes to group benefits, accessible communications are also critical to serve plan members effectively. Think about someone who’s...
DEIA: A Boon for Employers, too

DEIA: A Boon for Employers, too

Kate Madden and Rachel Wade want employers to know that benefits plans and workplace policies that promote diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) make a huge difference, both for plan members and plan sponsors. Madden, a transgender woman, and Wade, who...
Bring your A-Game to Recruiting

Bring your A-Game to Recruiting

Imagine your workforce is like a hockey team vying for the “Stanley Cup” in terms of performance and profitability. But you don’t have enough top players to make up even one of your four lines of play. The vision of a championship quickly becomes a pipe dream—yet...