The percentage of paid workers covered by a pension plan declined, from 41% in 1998 to 38% in 2008.
Retirees / NUARC
(National Union Action on Retiree Concerns)
- See also Pensions and Retirement Security
Expanding the CPP would ultimately save governments money, by making future retirees less financially dependent.
“Expanding the CPP would address the issue of coverage, security of benefits, and low cost of administration – all the key objectives of pension reform.”
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).
Five million Canadians provide care for their loved ones with long-term health problems.
DB plans can deliver the same retirement income at 46% lower cost than DC plans
Impressive start to a weekend of bringing together diverse social movements. The theme: Build Together—Win Together—The Future Is Ours!
BCGEU/NUPGE calling for an end to contract flipping in seniors’ care.
A new radio ad campaign is talking about a growing problem in our home care system: reduced task time.
"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."