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May 14, 2018

Strike kicks off with rally at Hard Rock.

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

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

February 9, 2017

“Last federal election Canadians voted overwhelmingly against policies that fuel income inequality. Now a federal government advisory council is making recommendations that fly in the face of what Canadians voted for.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President.

January 17, 2017

"In Alberta in 2013, we proved that solidarity works. Many people from many backgrounds came together to defeat an unfair attack on workers. It’s time for us to step up to the plate and fight back this new attack,." — Mike Parker, HSAA President

December 1, 2016

"Our goal, and that of the broader labour movement, has been to ensure that our children and our grandchildren have strong and secure retirement security. Getting to this stage is a victory." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

November 14, 2016

“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

May 16, 2016

Twenty-six laid off employees returned to work as a result of negotiations. 

April 21, 2016

“If [the] government insists on making any changes to this benefit, it would ultimately have to be dealt with through the collective bargaining process.” — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President

April 4, 2016

Webinar on pension plan funding and the role of the actuary to take place Friday, April 8.