A weekly Newsletter is sent to employees with headlines of items of interest and links to “articles” on the internal web. One such newsletter (dated 20th June) contained a link indicating “Changes to the Medical Insurance Plan.”.

If you happened to notice and follow the link you came to a “letter” from the Director of Human Resources giving the background for the changes and another link to see the old/new rates of deduction from pay and taxable benefit values and additionally a comment that “…anyone wishing to leave the plan can do so until 16th July 2004 …”.

My question is, is this level of impersonal notification, in a way where affected people may miss the announcement, allowed or should the employer send personal emails or letters to affected employees (those paying for the benefit)?

Thank you for your input.
Adam Selig