Putting the ‘F’ in EFAP

Educating employees about benefits for family members enhances value proposition
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/22/2016

Most employee assistance plans (EAPs) provide a host of benefits and resources not just for employees but for their family members as well. The question is, do employees know that?

There has been a key shift in employer communications around EAPs — or EFAPs, employee and family assistance programs — aimed at informing employees of the full value of these resources, according to Janet Salopek, partner at Salopek & Associates in Calgary.