June 2, 2017
The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 seems to be a “good for some/bad for others” piece of legislation, depending on which lens you are looking through. This act touches on minimum wage, vacation time, personal emergency leave, work scheduling, union certification, and other provisions of the Employment Standards Act.
May 10, 2017
It appears that the Ontario government has released a winner with OHIP+, offering pharmacare for people under the age of 25. If there was a Billboard chart for political announcements, this one would be on its way to platinum across all genres and demographics.
May 8, 2017
The Williamson Group—A Cowan Company, is pleased to announce the release of our 2017 GUIDE TO CANADIAN BENEFITS LEGISLATION (Guide), and our 2017 GUIDE SUPPLEMENT (Supplement). The Guide and Supplement are our most highly ranked communications and are ideal resources for Canadian employers and Global organizations with a Canadian presence.
April 28, 2017
The Ontario Liberal government released their 2017 budget yesterday on April 27, 2017. Entitled “A Stronger, Healthier Ontario,” the budget features “OHIP+” which will provide free pharmacare for anyone 24 years of age and under.
April 19, 2017
Every year, The Williamson Group publishes its Guide to Canadian Benefits Legislation and Guide Supplement. Together with monthly updates on our blog, these documents offer a high level overview of some of the benefits currently available through various Canadian government programs and legislation.
April 4, 2017
case study: the williamson group works with asinta to resolve an emergency with speed and sensitivity
We’ve all been in a tight spot, but imagine learning you need a new consultant six months into your benefits year. This is the difficult situation US-based Senior Global Benefits Manager Rachel Frazier found herself facing in 2016.
Benefit Rescue Mission
March 30, 2017
March 29, 2017
Every year, The Williamson Group publishes its Guide to Canadian Benefits Legislation and Guide Supplement. Together with monthly updates on our blog, these documents offer a high-level overview of some of the benefits currently available through various Canadian government programs and legislation.