When “wellness” is mentioned in the context of a benefit plan, many people think first of gym memberships and a salad bar in the cafeteria. These are examples of wellness initiatives but a good wellness.Read More
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.Read More
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?.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Benefits BulletinMarch 1, 2019 Trending & Administrative Reminder
Trending: Personal Spending Accounts The shape of benefits plans continues to change and develop to align with changing work environments.
Health & WellnessMarch 29, 2019 OHIP+ Changes
The end of free prescriptions In 2018, the then Liberal Ontario government announced a new OHIP program called OHIP+. It.
GMS Quiz CornerMay 1, 2016
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