Retirees / NUARC

(National Union Action on Retiree Concerns)

January 7, 2011

The percentage of paid workers covered by a pension plan declined, from 41% in 1998 to 38% in 2008.

December 1, 2010

Expanding the CPP would ultimately save governments money, by making future retirees less financially dependent.

April 20, 2010

“Expanding the CPP would address the issue of coverage, security of benefits, and low cost of administration – all the key objectives of pension reform.”

November 25, 2009

Ottawa (25 November 2009)—Canada’s Old Age Security system needs improvement in order to help ensure the economic security and dignity of Canadians in retirement, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

April 17, 2009

Five million Canadians provide care for their loved ones with long-term health problems.

September 17, 2008

DB plans can deliver the same retirement income at 46% lower cost than DC plans

August 22, 2014

Impressive start to a weekend of bringing together diverse social movements.  The theme: Build Together—Win Together—The Future Is Ours!

March 25, 2014

BCGEU/NUPGE calling for an end to contract flipping in seniors’ care.

January 27, 2014

A new radio ad campaign is talking about a growing problem in our home care system: reduced task time.

November 7, 2013

"We have these programs today because of the work many of us have done over decades," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President. "Retired workers may not be on the job every day anymore, but they have certainly not given up the fight to improve the lives of Canadians everywhere."