Arete® Announces Strategic Partnership with Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

CALGARY, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Arete® is partnering with the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan, underwritten by Desjardins Financial Security, to provide comprehensive employee health, wellness and effectiveness services.

Beginning January 1, 2013, Arete® is offering its Arive® Employee Assistance Program as well as providing the Chambers Business Assistance Service to all Chambers of Commerce firms insured with group benefits, representing up to 30,000 businesses and more than 126,000 employees across Canada.

Arete® offers an innovative, research-based approach to employer/employee assistance programs that provide highly effective, customized solutions to meet client needs. The programs help establish safe, enjoyable and productive work environments where employees can achieve their maximum potential.

"We are thrilled to be a partner with the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan," says Allan Stordy, President and CEO of Arete® Human Resources Inc. "All insured Chambers firms that require legal or financial advice, or identify human resource issues, now have access to services that will help to improve work productivity and reduce absenteeism at no additional cost," he says. "Proactive approaches like the Business Assistance Service will clearly differentiate the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan from many others in the marketplace."

About Arete® Human Resources Inc.

Established in 2009, Arete® Human Resources Inc. supports Canadian insurers, advisors, corporations, unions and individual clients by providing comprehensive employee and business assistance programs, including psychosocial counselling, disability prevention and business management solutions.

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SOURCE: Arete Human Resources Inc.

For further information:

Suzanne Maxim
Manager, Corporate Services
Arete® Human Resources Inc.
(403) 255-5196 ext.223

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