Benefit coverage for former spouses

When spouses separate or divorce, they may agree the employed spouse will keep the non-employed spouse covered under the benefit plan. Is this type of agreement binding on the employer or the insurance carrier?
By Colin Gibson
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Question:

When spouses separate or divorce, they may agree the employed spouse will keep the non-employed spouse covered under the benefit plan. Is this type of agreement binding on the employer or the insurance carrier?

Answer: