SunLife Gives Employers EAP Choice

July 20, 2009 ( - The Employee Benefits Group division of Sun Life Financial Inc. has introduced EAP By Design, a new Employee Assistance Program that allows employers to choose a solution that best meets their specific needs.

In addition, EAP by Design offers what SunLife says is the industry’s first plan specifically designed for business owners and their employees. A press release said EAP By Design – administered by ComPsych Corporation – is available with any Sun Life Group Life and Disability product.

The three tiers of EAP By Design, according to the press release, include:

  • EAP Essential – which offers a wide range of EAP services, including legal, financial, work-life, and HR assistance resources, as well as confidential telephone counseling sessions and health risk assessments.
  • EAP Complete – which provides a more comprehensive level of EAP services, including five face-to-face EAP visits with a local counselor, free online wills, one face-to-face visit with a financial planner, and critical incident stress debriefing.
  • EAP Business Class – which includes a range of EAP services for employees as well as an extra level of services for the business owner, including access to a ComPsych team of legal, financial, marketing, human resources and personal health coach experts; a customized Web site; and identity-theft restoration services.

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