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All in the Family (Status)

Over the past few years, there has been a lot of time and ink devoted to understanding the scope of “family status” protection under federal and provincial human rights legislation.


Revolving Doors

Employee turnover is certainly costly to companies, but it can surface in hidden places. Aside from the time and money it takes to recruit, train and transition employees, it can often hit the group benefits piece of the P&L.


Rethinking Mental Health Disability Claim Management

A study in 2008, including the cost of health care, lost productivity and the reduction in health-related quality of life, estimated the sum at about $51 billion per year.


Crunching the Numbers

The National Institute of Disability Management and Research (NIDMAR) has developed calculators to measure the financial impact of Return to Work / Disability Management initiatives.


iPhone - Eye Strain

Nine of out 10 employees say the quality of their work has been negatively impacted by problems with their vision.


Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Increasing workplace regulation, coupled with heightened employee awareness of workplace rights and entitlements, has exposed employers to an explosion of employment-related liability from current, past and prospective employees.


Not Responding to Job Applicants can Adversely Affect a Company's Bottom Line

When it comes to keeping job seekers interested in a company as candidate and customer, an employer’s application process can be its own worst enemy.


Employees are Optimistic...to an Extent

Most people believe they should earn more, but aren’t planning to ask for it, according to new research from staffing firm Robert Half.


Do You Know What Keeps Your Employees Awake at Night?

Do you know what keeps your employees awake at night? Entrepreneurs lie awake at night thinking about the big picture, but employees’ nocturnal worries may lie closer to their wallets.


Wellness Programs Aren’t Just for Big Business

For decades, corporate giants have used their wellness programs to woo talented employees. Today, there are a number of tailored wellness programs for small and mid-sized businesses, so now you can have the same competitive advantage.