This year’s theme is 'Women in the Lead'
Canadians have lost more than 80 billion dollars since March 31
Ontario's Employment Standards Act discriminates against huge group of modern-day workers
New Study Says Mainstream Investors are Assessing Labor and Human Rights Sustainability Risks for the First Time
(Sept 24, 2008) -- 'How many more people must die before the Harper government realizes that public health and safety must always transcend the boundaries of ideology?'
DB plans can deliver the same retirement income at 46% lower cost than DC plans
'Acting only to protect international financial interests, never in the interests of the public.'
By Larry Brown
National Union of Public and General Employees
CPP Fund valued at $127.7 billion as of June 30, 2008
Value of pensions plans drop in 4thQ 2008 following six consecutive quarters of gains
Joe Clark, Kim Campbell, Paul Martin and John Turner put the heat on Stephen Harper
Vancouver conference promoting genetically engineered trees for fuel
Nearly 30 percent of Canadians nearing retirement are less than confident their retirement savings will suffice to maintain their standard of living, according to data from Statistics Canada.
Toronto (10 September 2008) – The data released yesterday found that 19 percent of respondents aged 45 to 59 are expecting their retirement income will be "barely adequate." Another nine per cent expect it to be "inadequate" or "very inadequate."
The case, Elaine Nolan, et al. v. Kerry (Canada) Inc. et al., will be watched closely by unions and employers alike