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Overview 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 savings has become much more complex. Longer life expectancies and workplace demographics that often skew toward the more mature end of the spectrum are…

Speaking Engagement

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…

Speaking Engagement

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.

Speaking Engagement

Overview Presented by Hicks Morley and the HRPA Durham Chapter Topics: Recent Employment Law and Labour Law Case Update Cannabis in the Workplace and Benefit Plan Implications ESA Update – Bill 148 and Bill 47 – What Does it Mean? Post 65 Employee Benefits Update Pay Equity Update and Maintenance Obligations Off-Duty Conduct – When…

Speaking Engagement

Overview The past year has seen various developments in the jurisprudence and legislation related to pensions and employee benefits. Our knowledgeable speakers from across the country will provide an update on noteworthy cases and legislative changes, including the following: Recent and upcoming legislative changes from across Canada, including ongoing pension funding reform and the status…

Speaking Engagement

Overview In Partnership with the HRPA, the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute is pleased to offer the Pension Certificate Program again for the Spring 2019! 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…

Workshop

Marriage Breakdown Workshop

October 10, 2018

The division of pension benefits on marriage breakdown and the determination of entitlement to death benefits often gives rise to complex administration issues, which can be compounded by the emotions of the parties involved. This learn-by-doing workshop is designed to build and enhance the specific technical skills required by HR and pension benefits professionals in the context of a pension plan member’s marriage breakdown.

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This Advantage CPD session will provide University Counsel and Senior Academic Administrators with an overview of the latest legal developments affecting Universities.

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Join us as we discuss these latest legal developments and more as we present effective tips, strategies and best practices that can help your organization stay on the leading edge of human resources management.

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2018 Toronto Client Conference

April 5, 2018 - May 3, 2018

Join us as we discuss these latest legal developments and more as we present effective tips, strategies and best practices that can help your organization stay on the leading edge of human resources management.

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Legislative and regulatory reforms have recently been fast and furious. More pension and benefit related cases than ever are working their way through the system. In the face of such change, employers and plan administrators must be ready to act, making adjustments to plan design and administration.

Speaking Engagement

Hear from experts on key issues in the area of pensions and benefits law, including benefit plan coverage of medical marijuana, proposed changes to the defined benefit plan solvency funding framework, pension plan governance and recent case law developments. Understand how the National Mobility Agreement impacts your work with respect to practicing outside of Ontario.

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2016 CPBI Regional Conference – Ontario & Quebec

September 13, 2016 - September 14, 2016

The 2016 CPBI Regional Conference is a bilingual conference discussing the Liberal budget, cost of drug plans, CPP expansion, and employees’ retirement. Topic Benefits Workshop 1 – Starting the Benefit Plan Governance Revolution Agenda

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Hot topics in Labour and Employment law including: the ins and outs of developing & administering an effective attendance management policy, preparing for the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP)

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2016 Toronto Client Conference

April 5, 2016 - April 28, 2016

Change is a constant in the human resources world: ongoing developments in the law, whether through new legislation or the courts, and the rapid evolution of best practices create a fast-paced learning environment for human resources professionals.

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Our School Board Conference will cover a wide variety of topics relevant to Directors of Education, Trustees, Supervisory Officers and Human Resources Practitioners. We will take you first on a “whirlwind tour” of recent developments in labour, employment and education law. This will be followed by a plenary session on critical issues concerning the changing landscape in school board collective bargaining. Following a buffet lunch, we will invite you to attend two afternoon workshops of your choice.

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Topic Putting it all Together: Applying Your Knowledge to Real-World Fact Situations Agenda Learn how to confidently handle the complexities of dividing these key assets, in light of the latest developments. An expert faculty will discuss: How to get pension division right the first time Spousal entitlements to extended health benefits, disability and life insurance…

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Agenda The pension, benefits and executive compensation landscape remains in constant evolution.  Employers and plan administrators are constantly preparing for the next big change on the horizon. In this session, we will provide clients with important information and strategies to assist them in their roles as employers or plan administrators in planning for several near…

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Materials Hicks Morley Pension and Benefits 2015 Case Law Update PowerPoint Presentation Slides Agenda Strong performance throughout much of 2014 returned many employers and pension plans to a more solid footing. With the potential for significant economic change in 2015, employers and pension plan administrators will face both challenges and opportunities. This session will update…

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Stay on the leading edge of Human Resources change Change is a constant in the human resources world – with new laws and court decisions and the evolution of best practices. Employers must take the lead in responding to these emerging challenges – and Hicks Morley is pleased to be your partner in navigating this…

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Stay on the leading edge of Human Resources change Change is a constant in the human resources world – with new laws and court decisions and the evolution of best practices. Employers must take the lead in responding to these emerging challenges – and Hicks Morley is pleased to be your partner in navigating this…

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Agenda Retirement issues are in the spotlight like never before as everyone from governments to employers grapple with rising costs for pension and healthcare, while pension plan members and retirees may prefer to preserve the status quo. This session will highlight key developments in these changing times. What’s New? – A review of key case…

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MATERIALS   2011 was another year of twists and turns for pension and benefits plan sponsors and administrators. Reform initiatives continued to be rolled out across the country and Canadian Courts and Tribunals delivered a number of significant pension and benefits decisions that could impact your future practices and decision-making. In this session, we will:…

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AGENDA The Human Resources field is in constant change. The challenge for all Human Resource Professionals is to keep pace with the emerging knowledge and techniques in order to support the management team with accurate and timely information. On October 28th Hicks Morley has partnered with the Quinte Chapter and the Northumberland and District Chapter…

Webinar

Topic 2008 Pension & Benefits Case Law Update On November 19th members of the Hicks Morley pension and benefits group ran a webinar for our clients. The webinar reviewed interesting pension-related case-law from the year. Below are links to an archive of the session. Material Slides: 2008 Pension and Benefits Case Law Update Watch Windows…