Imposed pension changes miss the mark, says HSAA/NUPGE.
Pensions and Retirement Security
Workers in Alberta continues to organize against unjust pension attacks. Join the rally to show your support for pensions!
"The average public sector pension is about $1,200 a month — hardly lavish. It is paid for by workers. The pension is in return for them turning down higher salaries in the private sector (oil and gas wages, anyone?) to provide vital services." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President
Alberta members, stay by your phone tonight for the Pension Telephone Town Hall or head down to the live audience.
"There's an old saying that if something isn't broken, you shouldn't try to fix it. This is a perfect time for Albertans to be reminded of that saying." - Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President.
"For our organizations, a negotiated settlement is better than a forced agreement" said La Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec union leaders.
Expanding the Canada Pension Plan and Québec Pension Plans – everyone’s pension plan - will make sure that all workers in Canada can count on a decent pension in retirement. Sign the petition today!
“Lastly, government’s ‘immunity clause’ in the pension legislation speaks volumes about their lack of faith in their own numbers." - Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President.
Multi-union campaign to prevent cuts to pensions underway. Get involved at Defending Alberta Pensions.
“There is a made-in-PEI solution,” Clancy said during the rally. “This government should get back to the table with the unions.”