In Partnership with the HRPA, the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute is pleased to offer the Pension Certificate Program again for the Spring 2020! Pensions and retirement savings used to be a relatively straightforward area for HR professionals. Not anymore. While still a very important element of employee compensation, the landscape of pension and retirement…
A lot can change in a week. With a view to containing the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a flurry of announcements at the provincial and federal levels, including a Declared Emergency by the Ontario Government. From the mandatory closure of certain facilities, to the waiving of the waiting period for Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefits for quarantined employees, closure of borders to non-essential travel, extension of the EI work-sharing program, and prohibited gatherings of over 50 people, new measures are being announced at a rapid pace.
As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada continues to rise, so too are the challenges that employers are facing across the country. Join us for a one-hour webinar as our presenters answer frequently asked questions and provide information on some of the key issues affecting employers with respect to the virus.
With cost considerations front and centre for all businesses, it is more imperative than ever that corporate counsel provide demonstrable value to their employers. This session will provide you with tools to address issues that routinely arise in all businesses, regardless of size and sector.
It is often said that hindsight is 20/20, but in our profession, we need the tools and information to form a clear view of what is ahead. Let’s make 2020 the year of excellent foresight. Our experienced faculty of pensions and benefits practitioners will look back on recent trends and developments in this area of the law, and share their insights on what to expect in the year ahead.
Designed and taught by Canada’s leading pensions experts, this unique program will provide you with the key knowledge, practical strategies and guidance you need to succeed in the complex world of pensions.
In a fast paced review, we will examine federal and Ontario legislative changes followed by a review of new risks and liabilities arising out of some recent noteworthy decisions rendered by tribunals, arbitrators and the courts. Before turning to your questions, we will close with a “To Do” list summarizing the learnings.
Overview Employees are working and living longer than ever before. Decumulation affects both Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution plan members, with both fixed life income products and flexible decumulation products having their advantages and disadvantages. Retirement age and the options for decumulation affect employee behaviour and ultimately the workplace. Our panel will discuss the recent…
Experts discuss the evolving legal landscapes for defined contribution pension plans and group benefits, and how these changes will affect practitioners working in this legal area. Faculty will also review changes related to shared risk plans, and what the new changes mean for consolidation in the pension sector. Agenda Topic Decumulation Options on the Horizon
Longer life expectancies and workplace demographics that often skew toward the more mature end of the spectrum are also complicating factors. And as pension law and regulation continue to evolve, a good understanding of the legal framework, best practices and risk management is critical to successful plan administration.