"The former government spent 16 years balancing the books by eroding public services, and this government has clearly signalled a new approach that reflects a number of priorities the BCGE/NUPGEU has identified in our budget submissions." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
- See also Pensions and Retirement Security
The campaign for retiree pension benefits was strong and effective forcing the government to negotiate.
“For people without defined benefit pension plans, there’s an ever-present fear of seeing a significant drop in their retirement income.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Millennials urged to plan for '100-year horizon' — Peter Armstrong, CBC News
By Grace MacAluso, Windsor Star — September 20, 2016
Detroit Three-Unifor contract talks aren’t expected to gear up until late summer, but Local 444 retirees want to make sure their concerns aren’t forgotten at the bargaining table.
The fourth in a series of five NUPGE Pension Basics webinars will explore the legal and regulatory framework governing pension plans in Canada.
The third in a series of five NUPGE Pension Basics webinars will explore the basics of pension investment, investment risks and opportunities and the role of trustees in setting investment policies.
Changes proposed in budget would have seen drug costs increase for many seniors.
Webinar on pension plan funding and the role of the actuary to take place Friday, April 8.
Spending plan will also invest heavily in "unsexy" infrastructure projects.