2018 Employment Insurance adjustments

2018 Employment Insurance adjustments

The federal government announced its annual revisions to Employment Insurance (EI) maximums and premium rates. Effective January 1, 2018, the following changes will affect Short Term Disability (STD) volumes and premiums: This change affects your STD plan if: The...
Benefits Fraud – How can you recognize it?

Benefits Fraud – How can you recognize it?

Can you recognize benefits fraud? Insurance fraud is a growing concern and we need your help to tackle this issue. It may seem like a victimless crime but benefits fraud impacts everyone; affecting the price of insurance premiums. The Co-operators has partnered with...
2019 Employment Insurance adjustments

2019 Employment Insurance adjustments

The federal government announced its annual revisions to Employment Insurance (EI) maximums and premium rates; these changes are effective January 1, 2019. The 2019 Employment Insurance changes will affect the following Short Term Disability (STD) volumes and...
Renewals & the ‘client experience’

Renewals & the ‘client experience’

We tend to meet clients at 2 points: A new client that wants something with the best opportunity for rate stability so they can prepare reasonable budgets, or When they are tired of the renewal roller coaster, and want the best opportunity for stable rates It is...
Employer Health Tax Notice

Employer Health Tax Notice

Government of British Columbia introduces new Employer Health Tax Effective January 1, 2019 it is proposed that employers with annual payrolls of over $500,000 for employees working in BC will be subject to a new Employer Health Tax. This is to make up for the revenue...