Dealing with employee apathyNew technologies aren’t always the answer to pension involvementBy Girish Menezes and Shane Morgenstern02/11/2013|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/12/2013 For many employers, defined contribution (DC) pension plans have become the primary source for retirement savings for employees. But many employees are uneasy about making the ongoing and complicated investment decisions necessary to build adequate retirement savings. As a result, they are under-planning, under-saving and under-prepared for retirement. This often comes across as indifference or apathy. And it’s a problem facing employees around the world as employers shy away from defined benefit (DB) plans and place more responsibility on employees through DC plans. But what looks like apathy is really a lack of personal confidence in the face of too many investment choices, according to focus groups conducted by Buck Consultants in the United Kingdom in 2009 with about 50 HR and pension professionals, consultants and academics. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.