Pension, Benefits and Executive Compensation: Planning for Tomorrow, Today

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…

Federal Post – First Edition

Dear Friends, We are excited to bring to you our first edition of the Federal Post, a newsletter designed exclusively for federally regulated employers. The Federal Post discusses issues that are topical, timely and important. It will cover the gamut of matters which impact your workplace, from human rights to minimum standards to labour relations…

Update on Ontario’s Retirement Reforms and Initiatives

On Thursday, November 7, 2013, Ontario’s minority government released its economic outlook and fiscal review, titled Creating Jobs and Growing the Economy (the “Economic Outlook”). The Economic Outlook updates and also expands upon legislative and other reform initiatives that had previously been announced. In this FTR Now, we review the key retirement-related updates and developments…

Federal Government to Overhaul Federal Pension Laws

On October 27, 2009, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, announced proposed changes to the federal Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 (“PBSA”) and the associated Regulations. The PBSA and Regulations apply to pensions provided to employees employed in shipping, railway, air transportation, radio broadcasting, banks and other businesses within the legislative authority of the…