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  • Interesting times for employers with Ontario pension plansMay 19, 2017

    Yesterday the Ontario Deputy Superintendent of Pensions released a formal statement that included the comment:  “these are interesting times in the pension sector.”  How true. Many long-anticipated improvements to Ontario pension legislation, regulation and policies are finally coming into force.  T … Read more »

  • Changing Workplaces Review to be Released May 22: Media ReportsMay 15, 2017

    The countdown is on. Over the weekend the Toronto Star and the CBC each published stories detailing what Ontarians can expect to see in the long awaited final report from the Changing Workplaces Review when it is released later this month. Citing unnamed government sources, the media outlets report … Read more »

  • 2017 Ontario Budget: Highlights for Pension Plan Sponsors and AdministratorsMay 3, 2017

    Pension plan sponsors and administrators have much to anticipate with the release of the 2017 Ontario Budget: A Stronger, Healthier Ontario (Budget) on April 27, 2017.  The Budget provides updates to several pension reform initiatives that many stakeholders have been waiting for, as well as new prop … Read more »

  • Changes to the Canada Pension Plan: a field guide for Ontario employersApril 26, 2017

    Are you an employer who is uncertain about what you should be doing to prepare for the changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP)?  This guide will help you. The changes were announced by the federal government a year ago, and formal rules became law at the end of 2016.  Unlike the infamous Ontario Re … Read more »

  • Court Allows the TTC to Implement Random Drug and Alcohol TestingApril 10, 2017

    In a recent decision, the Honourable Justice Marrocco of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied the request of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 and Robert Kinnear (the “Applicants”) to restrain the TTC from conducting the random drug and alcohol testing of its employees. The random test … Read more »