TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Mohawk Shared Services Inc., one of the
largest shared services organizations in Ontario, announced today it
has selected Ceridian Canada Ltd., a leading provider of human resource management, corporate health & wellness and employee assistance programs to power its existing Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with Ceridian
LifeWorks. The partnership will help Mohawk offer a program that
dramatically increases productivity, improves employee retention and
lowers overall employment costs.
"After an intensive market scan, we awarded Ceridian LifeWorks for a
number of reasons," said Tony DiEmanuele, President & CEO, Mohawk
Shared Services Inc. "The increased benefits were clear for our members
while helping to position us to compete effectively for the long term.
Ceridian's innovative approach to our business enables us to have the
necessary tools to implement an even more comprehensive EAP program so
we can continue to focus on our ultimate goal - enhancing patient
Effective April 1, 2012 Mohawk's existing client base will see enhanced
service. Ceridian LifeWorks, a leading EAP and Work-Life solution, will
service the existing HurstPlace Employee Assistance Program offered by
Mohawk. The clients' experience will be improved with Mohawk and
Ceridian counsellors working together to provide the best possible
service. Mohawk members can look forward to improved resources
surrounding work life, health and wellness at their existing fee
"We are honoured to be partnering with Mohawk Shared Service to support
them in their vision to excel as a shared services organization in
Ontario," said Cande Dandelé, Executive Vice President, HR Solutions,
Ceridian Canada Ltd. "LifeWorks' renowned Work-Life service and broader
network of counsellors will complement Mohawk's capabilities and result
in superior service for clients and ultimately, enhanced patient care."
Ceridian was the first company in the industry to introduce a fully
integrated EAP and Work-Life service in 1998. LifeWorks is a proactive
resource that helps people, managers, and their families with
day-to-day issues, from finding childcare or financial advice, right
through to health assessments, counselling and crisis management in
emergency situations. With 24/7 telephone support and online services,
LifeWorks is a valuable, practical EAP for employees that positively
impacts business. Managers and supervisory staff equally benefit, as
their time is free from dealing with these issues.
Mohawk's strong presence in healthcare coupled with Ceridian's long
standing reputation as a leader in human capital management solutions,
will have a positive impact on the future of healthcare EAP offerings
in the Canadian market.
Ceridian is a human capital management solutions provider that helps
clients focus on their core business, reduce costs and build
organizational capabilities by finding, paying, deploying, developing
and engaging their talent. A trusted partner to more than 42,000
Canadian customers, Ceridian offers a comprehensive range of solutions
from payroll services, recruitment, and staffing, to EAP, learning &
development, and workforce and talent management. Visit us at www.ceridian.ca Follow Ceridian on: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
About Ceridian LifeWorks
The LifeWorks team equips customers with a healthy and productive
workforce by providing employees with the knowledge and support they
need to achieve work-life balance. When employees are healthy, so is
the company's bottom line. Through professional consultants who
specialize in social work, education, psychology and counselling, we
help individuals strengthen their health and wellness by providing the
tools they need to meet everyday challenges and manage their
professional and personal lives.
About Mohawk Shared Services Inc.
Mohawk Shared Services' vision is to excel as a shared services
organization within its communities and its mission is to provide
quality services, significant financial returns, effective business
systems and foundations, and highly driven service-oriented employees
to support Ontario hospitals and their back office requirements. Mohawk
Shared Services, one of the largest shared services organizations in
Ontario, is comprised of four business streams: Mohawk Hospital Linen
Services; Mohawk Supply Chain Services; Mohawk Diagnostic Imaging
Repository; and Employee Assistance Programs - Powered by LifeWorks.
Visit us at www.mohawkssi.ca
SOURCE Ceridian Canada Ltd.
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Ceridian Canada Ltd.
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Mohawk Shared Services Inc.