NUPGE kicks off second pension webinar series

“These webinars are intended to give pension activists, advisory committee members, union officers, and trustees the tools they need to secure and protect decent pensions for our members” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

Ottawa (29 Nov. 2017)  — The second pension webinar series hosted by the National Union of Public and General Employees starts today with a webinar on defending good pension plans. This is the first of 5 webinars on pension issues that NUPGE will be hosting over the next 6 months. The webinars are being delivered in cooperation with the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE)

“These webinars are intended to give pension activists, advisory committee members, union officers, and trustees the tools they need to secure and protect decent pensions for our members.,” said Elisabeth Ballermann, Secretary-Treasurer of NUPGE.

Webinar topics reflect needs identified by pension activists

The topics of the 5 webinars were picked after consulting with NUPGE pension activists. Topics and dates are as follows:

  • Defending good pension plans — Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  • Labour rights in pension investment — Wednesday, December 13, 2017
  • Pension design considerations —January 2018
  • Infrastructure —March 2018
  • Investing for Impact —April 2018

Register online for webinars

NUPGE members involved in pension issues or who are interested in becoming involved are encouraged to participate in the webinars. People need to register separately for each webinar. People can register at https://share.ca/NUPGE-webinars/. 


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The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 370,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. — NUPGE

 

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