Retirement

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Updates

October 23, 2017

Recent revelations about Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s failure to both disclose all his financial assets and put his investments in a blind trust has renewed calls for the Liberal government to abandon Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act.

August 11, 2017

Treasury Board has announced that, due to ongoing Phoenix pay system problems, the Public Service Pension and Insurance Benefits Statements will not be issued this year.

May 30, 2017

In a submission to Finance Minister Bill Morneau, PSAC has laid out its objections to a bill that threatens the retirement security of Canadians.

December 20, 2016

Over 200 NTCL pensioners, represented by PSAC/UCTE, will see a much-needed cash infusion into their pension fund. The money comes as a result of the recent sale of the Northern Transportation Company Ltd’s assets to the Government of the Northwest Territories.

May 20, 2016

The media recently reported that the Northern Transportation Company Limited is having financial difficulties and is seeking protection from its creditors. This announcement came as a shock to emplo

December 21, 2015

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is appealing to the federal, provincial and territorial finance ministers meeting today in Ottawa to agree to an expansion of the Canada Pension Plan so that all workers are better able to afford retirement.

December 4, 2015

The Speech from the Throne has outlined some major Liberal commitments that will require major investments in the public service.

September 23, 2015

The Federal Government is in the process of drafting legislation representing an unprecedented attack on the retirement security of all Canadians. 

February 27, 2015

Unionized workers in the North received some good news on February 19, 2015, when a motion was passed to delete clawbacks from a proposed pension bill

July 10, 2014

The Conservative government has just finished a consultation process about their proposal to change the federal Pension Benefits Standards Act to include target benefit pension plans. They’re enthusiastic about this type of pension plan which is a good reason to pay attention.