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Why Are The Reasons Behind Absenteeism Being Overlooked?

There was an overwhelming urge to better understand what absenteeism looks like in the workforce, according to the 2019 Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey. With four out of five plan sponsors highlighting the immediate need to focus on the real reasons behind it, it’s time we make the strong business case to address what happens behind the scenes to lead up…

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The Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey: Closing Knowledge Gaps

The Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey reaches 1,500 employees and over 400 employers annually and has evolved over the past 22 years from a brief whitepaper into a comprehensive survey to identify the crucial areas needed for positive change in employee healthcare. Every year, it monitors the pulse of health benefit plans, and analyzes the changing opinions of plan members and…

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New Extended Employee Coverage Launched To Help People Transitioning

Sun Life Financial has officially expanded its extended employee-care plan to include gender affirmation coverage to help people who are transitioning. “We know there can be a significant impact on an individual’s mental, emotional and physical well-being when they don’t feel connected to their gender,” said Marie-Chantal Côté, vice-president of market development at Sun Life Financial Canada. While this will…

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E-signatures Are OK For Investments & Life Insurance… But Not For Employee Benefits

Last year around this time I wrote that I felt insurance providers needed to step up to the plate and start accepting electronic signatures – and if wet signatures still had a place in today’s high-tech world. As we fast forward thirteen months later, it’s incredible to see the collective progress an entire industry can make, because we’re finally seeing…

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