Alberta members, stay by your phone tonight for the Pension Telephone Town Hall or head down to the live audience.
Pensions and Retirement Security
"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.”
“We can stop the drastic cuts to our pension by working together!” - Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President.
“Hopefully this strong consensus amongst provincial and territorial Finance Ministers to enhance the CPP will be enough to get federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to reconsider the federal government’s position”: James Clancy.
PEIUPSE/NUPGE has been working hard against government changes to public service worker pension plans that will dramatically reduce retirement security. Make sure the government knows you don't agree with cutting retirement income.