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Media Advisory - Morneau Shepell to present on workplace absenteeism at Schedule 2 Employers Group Conference
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Media Advisory - Morneau Shepell to present on workplace absenteeism at Schedule 2 Employers Group Conference

Leading Ontario event to feature keynote presentations and education sessions on current and future workplace trends

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The workplace is constantly changing. From October 18-19, 2017, the 28th annual Schedule 2 Employers' Group will bring together industry professionals from across Ontario to provide insight on current trends and issues in workplace wellness, health and safety, workers' compensation and disability management.

Morneau Shepell's Dr. Bill Howatt, chief research and development officer, workforce productivity, and Adam Kelly, vice president, business development, absence management solutions, will present Unfit for Work: The Startling Rise of Workplace Absenteeism and Disability. With workplace absenteeism costing Canadian employers over $28 million per 10,000 employees, this presentation will discuss the significant opportunities and progress being made in the area of absence and disability management. Their presentation will focus on how to better track employee absence to aide employees and curb the growth of absenteeism due to mental health and disability.

The Schedule 2 Employers Group Conference provides a forum for keynote presentations and education sessions on trends in workplace wellness, health and safety, workers' compensation and disability management.

Media are invited to attend and interview opportunities are available by contacting media@morneaushepell.com.

Event Details

What: 

Schedule 2 Employers Group Conference: Unfit for work: The Startling Rise of Workplace Absenteeism and Disability

When:  

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, from 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. ET

Where:  

Sheraton Parkway Toronto North, 9005 Leslie St, Richmond Hill, Map
Room: Grand Richmond C-D

Who: 

Morneau Shepell will feature the following speakers:

  • Dr. Bill Howatt, Chief Research and Development Officer, Workforce Productivity, Morneau Shepell
  • Adam Kelly, Vice President, Business Development, Absence Management Solutions, Morneau Shepell

 

About Morneau Shepell

Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrated 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 retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. As a leader in strategic HR consulting and innovative pension design, the Company helps clients solve complex workforce problems and provides integrated productivity, health and retirement solutions.  Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves approximately 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations. With more than 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 morneaushepell.com.

SOURCE Morneau Shepell Inc.

For further information: Heather MacDonald, Morneau Shepell, 416.390.2625, hmacdonald@morneaushepell.com; Catherine Snider, Kaiser Lachance Communications, 905.751.9619 ext. 212, Catherine.snider@kaiserlachance.com