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Pensions and Retirement Security

February 25, 2020

When Members of Parliament meet with people from their ridings who they know are talking to other voters, it has an impact.

October 11, 2019

As NUPGE members who work to provide services for seniors can tell you, funding has not kept pace with need.

December 17, 2018

Given that workers and retirees worked decades to earn their pensions, they should not be left at the back of the line.

August 3, 2018

The collapse of Sears Canada is a classic example of how too many of the laws governing corporations protect the wealthy, while ignoring the rights of workers and the long-term health of the economy.

June 21, 2018

“NUPGE’s pension webinars provide our members with the tools and information they need to protect and improve our members’ pensions.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

June 21, 2018

Former Sears workers are having their pension fund cut, yet again, because those who controlled Sears made a deliberate decision to leave the pension plan underfunded.

April 26, 2018

“I’m as pleased as punch that we can take away some anxiety that some members might have about their retirement income." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 20, 2018

Thousands joined the MGEU’s 2 pension tele-meetings to talk about potential changes to pensions and ask questions. If you missed the call, recordings of both meetings are now available.

January 16, 2018

“Our union remains committed to protecting public pensions and ensuring the government lives up to its promise to protect them as well." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

January 12, 2018

Whether you’ve been working on pension issues for years or are still thinking about getting involved, the information in the webinars will be helpful.