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Webinar – Recent Trends in Benefits


In this webinar, GP’s pension & benefits lawyers discussed recent trends in employee benefits. This included a discussion of the impact of COVID-19 on benefit plans and pension plans.

Sue Philpott started the webinar by providing a basic information about employee benefit plans. She then discussed the role of a trade union in benefit plan governance.

Simon Archer discussed the trend towards consolidating plans within particular job sectors, and the impact of the pandemic on benefit plans and pension plans.

Clio Godkewitsch the addressed the issue of age discrimination in benefit plans and some recent caselaw on that issue.

David Sworn rounded out the webinar with an outline of some significant recent cases on other important benefits issues.

Here are the PowerPoint slides used in the webinar.

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