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Emco Corporation receives National EAP Award

Morneau Shepell client acknowledged by the Employee Assistance Society of North America for Employee Assistance Program in Canada

TORONTO, April 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell (TSX: MSI), the largest company in Canada offering human resources consulting and outsourcing services, is pleased to congratulate Emco Corporation on their Employee Assistance Society of North America (EASNA) award. Emco took home the award for best Employee Assistance Program (EAP) in Canada. The accolade is given yearly to showcase the excellence, innovation, and impact of EAPs in the workplace.

"We are very excited to have been recognized by a panel of industry experts and peers for our employee and family assistance program," said Diana Ferrera, CPA, CA, Manager of Taxes, Payroll & Benefits at Emco Corporation. "The health and well-being of our teammates is a priority for our organization. This award shows that when our teammates reach out for help they know where to turn for top quality support: Morneau Shepell EFAP."

EASNA recognizes one Canadian and one U.S. Company annually with its Corporate Awards of Excellence Program. Nominations are reviewed by an independent panel of judges seeking to identify organizations that have worked to design and integrate a program that enhances employee well-being and enables them to work toward a healthy and productive workplace. 

"Helping organizations help their people is at the core of our business," said Stephen Liptrap, Executive Vice President, Morneau Shepell; and General Manager, Shepell. "We are proud to support our clients in promoting and encouraging the mental, physical and financial well-being of their employees."

The award will be received during EASNA's annual conference taking place April 27-29, 2016 in Montreal. The winning companies or the EAPs will deliver a formal presentation as part of a one-hour program on April 29.

About Morneau Shepell Inc.
Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrative approach to employee assistance, health, benefits, and retirement needs. The Company is the leading provider of Employee and Family Assistance Programs, the largest administrator of pension and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. Through health and productivity, administrative, and retirement solutions, Morneau Shepell helps clients reduce costs, increase employee productivity, and improve their competitive position. Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves more than 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations in North America. With almost 4,000 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States, and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit

About Emco Corporation
Emco Corporation is a leading wholesale distributor of plumbing, HVAC, industrial and waterworks products in Canada.  With more than 200 locations, Emco provides its customers with the solutions they need for any size project. 

As the employee assistance industry's trade association, EASNA advances the competitive excellence of its members by fostering best practices, research, education, and advocacy in behavioral health and wellness that impacts workplace performance.

SOURCE Morneau Shepell Inc.

For further information: Nathan Gibson, Manager, Corporate Commnications, Morneau Shepell, 416-390-2641,