Not your daddy’s benefit package By David Brown03/26/2001|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2003 Two pressing issues have moved front and centre for benefit plan managers — rising costs and the need for greater flexibility. As a result, more employers are considering revamping benefit plans, and when they do, they should think about introducing a health spending account.“As we’re seeing a greater shortage of workers, employers are dusting off their benefit plans,” says Cindy Arcand, a benefits instructor and senior negotiator in employee relations with the City of Edmonton. And more employers are looking at health spending accounts as the solution for cost-containment challenges, she says. The accounts also give employees more say in how their benefit dollars are spent. Rising costs 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.