Spring 2017 Newsletter

Annual Client Satisfaction Survey - Coming Soon!

Tomorrow, clients will be receiving a link to our annual client satisfaction survey from an independent marketing research company based in Vancouver, Cohesium Research.They will be receiving responses and providing a report on the outcomes. We hope you will take a few minutes to provide us with your feedback. An opportunity will be provided to enter to win 1 of 5 Fitbit Flex or a Fitbit One's.

From the CEO's desk:

It is the goal of bClear benefits to provide top quality employee benefit plans to those in construction. Our team strives to provide the best products and services. With an overall 94% satisfaction rate from our latest survey, we believe we're doing the right things for the people we look after. We are an organization that is not driven by profit, but rather a dedication of caring with the highest level of service.

We have continued to improve our service and expand our benefits to more companies and, more importantly, more families. We continue to grow and strengthen the pool of benefits you are a part of. If you know of an organization in need of benefits, consider putting us in touch. We've developed the Friends with Benefits referral program as a fun and easy way for you to do so.

We want your choice of benefits providers to be an easy one. From my office to yours, we sincerely thank you for choosing bClear benefits and we hope you share our name with those that we might be able to offer our services to.

What HR professionals can do to help manage employees with mental health:

Mental health is more influential than a broken bone, why treat it differently? This article offers very helpful tips on how to identify and manage individuals with mental illnesses. It is common knowledge to put ice on sprain, we need to also learn to be supportive with mental health, how to recognize it and recommend treatment.

Bottom Line Conference Resources for mental health:

The Canadian Mental Health Association holds an annual conference, The Bottom Line, regarding mental health and the workplace. This year, the conference was focused around transforming workplace culture. Many useful points were given thanks to many guest speakers. With 370+ attendees, nearly 100% said they would recommend conference to a friend or colleague! To learn more about The Bottom Line and access resources from the conference and on mental health, click here.

New Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

On April 3rd 2017, the Canadian Health and Safety Law made several changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR). These changes introduce new training, evaluation and investigation for worker health and safety representatives and joint health and safety committees. Visit this blog from Dentons for more information.