"Clearly, there is an alarming disconnect between Sask Party officials and what is really happening to vulnerable children and families," Bymoen says.
“It is time for the financial sector to make a contribution back to society,” - European Commission President José Manuel Barroso.
Focusing attention on the crisis of murdered and missing Aboriginal women.
"Acts of civil disobedience have a tried and true history of propelling societies towards change. NUPGE stands behind the protestors in the call to halt this mega pipeline," said James Clancy, National President, National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE).
New hires will receive part of their pension benefit from the existing DB plan under a reduced formula, and part from a DC plan.
“We have very serious expectations that the review is going to find that the plans are in fact sustainable."
NUPGE National President James Clancy participates in innovative international Robin Hood Tax campaign video launch and encourages you to join, too.
Up to three million public sector workers to take part in massive strike on November 30 over pension reforms
U.K. (23 September 2011) – British unions have called a day of strike action on November 30, warning that Britain faces the "biggest mobilization in a generation" unless the government rethinks "hugely damaging" changes to public sector pension plans.
Ontario's Green Energy and Economy Act has catalyzed a massive increase in the amount of renewable energy coming online while building a clean energy industry in this province.
"So while last year’s ad shows just how essential our members are to the work of doctors, the new ad finds a unique way to show how we compose the harmony of the health care system.”- Reid Johnson, HSABC President.
As of October 1, 2011, OAS and GIS pension benefits will increase by 0.8 percent.
Difference can amount to a 13 percent bigger pension at retirement.
European campaigners for Robin Hood Tax are optimistic but see next eight weeks as crucial ones for the campaign.
Many Canadians living pay cheque to pay cheque and unable to save, faced with the prospect of working longer before retirement.
The percentage of the labour force covered by a pension plan declined, from 34% in 1999 to 33% in 2009.
“This piecemeal approach to funding simply reinforces the worst characteristics of a broken community living system." - Dawn Steele of Moms on the Move.
24 Hours of Climate Reality is a worldwide event to broadcast the reality of the climate crisis. It includes 24 presenters in 24 time zones in 13 languages with 1 message.
“Our membership has always been incredibly dedicated to fighting breast cancer,” says HSABC/NUPGE President Reid Johnson.
Campaign focuses on recent Freedom of Information documents that reveal in startling detail the impact of budget cuts.