Category Archives: Employee Assistance Program

EI Premium Reduction

EI Premium Reduction Service Canada allows employers who provide their employees with a short-term disability plan (and if it meets certain requirements), a reduction in their Employment Insurance (EI) premiums from the standard rate of 1.4 times an employee’s EI premiums. … Continue reading

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Alberta sees 10.7% jump in EI beneficiaries in April

Alberta sees 10.7 per cent jump in EI beneficiaries in April Marks sixth consecutive month of EI growth – OTTAWA (CP) — April was the fourth month in a row that Alberta had the biggest increase in the number of … Continue reading

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3 Part Series on Mental Health – Part 3

Employers and dealing with Mental Illness in the workplace Since only 23% of employees would talk to their employer about their mental illness, many organizations choose to take responsibility through providing mentally healthy environment and caring about the wellbeing of … Continue reading

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Today’s Benefits/Pension Education Session – Great Turnout!

The ENCOMPASS Team was pleased to see so many Okanagan organization’s attend today’s Breakfast Education Session. The speakers and topics were very informative. Topics included: Drugs – Are you ready for this freight train of change? – Presented by Harold Gutovich, … Continue reading

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