Monthly Archives: February 2018

Medical Marijuana RX?

Doctors should think twice before prescribing medical marijuana: guideline . . . this supports the BC College of Physicians as well as the Mayo Clinic’s reports along with many industry leading professionals.  Are we prepared to consider the by-products of … Continue reading

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Breakfast Education Seminar – Save the date: Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Breakfast Education Seminar Providing insight and answers to changes in the group benefits world. Join us for an intriguing discussion as Organizational Solutions Inc. will be addressing disability management challenges. They will share how we can sustain these rising costs … Continue reading

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2018 – 2021 BC Minimum Wage Increases Announced

Thursday, February 8, 2018 11:15 AM – From the Office of the Premier British Columbia’s lowest-paid workers will earn a $15-an-hour minimum wage by June 2021, Premier John Horgan announced today, endorsing the recommendations of the Fair Wages Commission. The … Continue reading

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B. C. ruling adds further clarity to long-term disability saga

Jordan Fremont and Gabrielle Fortier-Cofsky | November 21, 2017 Does disability interfere with an organization’s right to terminate employment and employer-provided benefits? It’s a question that commonly arises when it comes to employees who have been away from work and in receipt … Continue reading

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February is Heart Month

How can YOU make a difference during Heart Health Month Wear red on National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 2nd to increase awareness of heart disease.  Then share a photo of you and your friends in your best red gear on social … Continue reading

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