May 1, 2015

Termination Pay, Non Traditional Benefits, ORPP Update

Termination Pay Just as various benefits are treated differently during the termination period mandated by the Employment Standards Act and during the common-law severance period, so too is termination pay. Therefore when an employee is.

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March 2, 2015

Personal-Professional Life & Retirement Savings Reviews

When Personal Conduct Collides with Professional Life There have been innumerable instances of well-known employees being fired for their actions in their personal lives. Who can forget golfing star, Tiger Woods’ rapid fall from grace?.

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January 12, 2015

Reduction to EI Premiums, Pension Plan Developments, Reporting Earnings

Reduction in Employment Insurance Premiums Takes Effect Starting January 1st, the federal government is launching the new Small Business Job Credit. The credit will offset a portion of the premium paid to Employment Insurance by.

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November 13, 2014

CRA Makes Changes to Taxable Disability Plan Payments

When an employer pays any portion of the premium for short- or long-term disability coverage, the benefit upon claim is considered taxable income to the employee. Currently employees with taxable disability benefits can opt to.

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November 13, 2014

Ontario Provides More Job-Protected Leaves

The Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 allows workers to take various leaves of absence from work without the fear of losing their job. The most recognizable of these types of leaves are the pregnancy and.

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Benefits Bulletin

January 9, 2019 A New Year, A New CPP

January 1st saw the biggest changes to CPP since it’s inception in 1965.  The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is a.

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Health & Wellness

February 1, 2019 Investing for your Future

In Canada, we are fortunate to have government programs that will provide us with some income in our retirement years.

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