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Pension sponsors receive 'lump of coal' this year as rates remain stubbornly low: Mercer

After a promising start in 2014, Canadian pension plan sponsors aren’t in for a very happy new year, according to consultants at Mercer.

Long-term interest rates were expected to rise, but the reverse happened, meaning plan sponsors are likely to have to increase their contributions to pensions. 272 more words

FP Street

Straight talk - Connecting leaders with employees

I’m just reading the Towers Watson 2014 report on the Global Workforce.  Some real insights that could impact companies significantly in the next year.

The headlines: A) the disconnect between what employees want from work and what management thinks they want B) Lack of trust and engagement with immediate managers C) Motivation. 331 more words

Learning

Working: Modest salary increases seen for 2015

Employees can expect few surprises in projected salary increases across Canada in 2015, according to a recent survey, which shows modest increases similar to those in the past two years. 588 more words

Alberta

Compensation for U.S. Corporate Directors Increased 6%, Towers Watson 2014 Analysis Finds

Compensation for U.S. Corporate Directors Increased 6%, Towers Watson 2014 Analysis Finds
Source: Towers Watson

Total pay for outside directors at the nation’s largest corporations increased by 6% in 2013, fueled by higher stock-based compensation, according to a new analysis by global professional services company Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW).

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Business And Economics