Monthly Archives: May 2011

Newslinks – May30, 2011

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May 31, 2011

Time to reform public-sector pensions, city told by Fair Pensions London Officers seeking 3% wage increases Blame union for teacher cuts… no pensions Air Canada faces $1.6-billion pension bill Canada Post strike looms over pensions and benefits Looking at the benefits of a buyback Individual pension plan good for over-40 crowd School Board Contracts...
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Pension reform must come to Canada too!

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May 28, 2011
Pension reform must come to Canada too!

  One challenge I see is that Canada has not yet come up with a comprehensive report or plan on how to deal with the PS pension issue. It is straight forward and easy from where I sit. How can it be presented in a way that is easy to understand, focuses on the...
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Newslinks – May 28, 2011

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May 28, 2011

University of Guelph receives pension relief Growing pension deficit remains hot topic for Laurier Air Canada unions join up in pension fight Time to put Ottawa on a diet CFIB – Time is ripe for public sector pension reform: Fredericton approves pension reforms Most firefighters back at work Firefighters’ mystery illness has damaged their...
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Newslinks – May 25, 2011

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May 25, 2011

Should Idaho state pension recipients’ names be public record? Canada Post Union Offer does nothing to fill pension hole Land of Delinquents Illinois’ ongoing budget crisis Manitoba Teachers applaud pension improvement The City of Fredericton has changed its employee pension plan, Regina developing strategy for police pension shortfall NB Liquor offering ex-CEO special pension...
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Rhose Islands Treasurer says state pensions unsustainable

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May 24, 2011

Newslink – May 23, 2011

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May 23, 2011

Tough decisions needed to update Canada’s fiscal house Time to put the Canadian government on a diet Postal strike averted as union wants to continue talks Battle of the bulge – government bulge Unions to make radical pension changes California cuts $170M from pension fund payment State treasurer to unveil plan for fixing state...
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Newslinks – May 21, 2011

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May 21, 2011

Lifeguard pay of $200K riles Calif beach city Strike by Saskatchewan teachers they need 16.3 per cent over 3 years! Windsor Battlelines drawn with city over police wage increases Deadline nearing for negotiations at Canada Post over pensions and benefits Air Canada staff strike deadline over gold-plated pensions CPP Pension Plan assets rose to...
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The future of pensions if reforms do not come

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May 21, 2011

Canada Post struggles under the burden of Legacy Costs

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May 20, 2011
Canada Post struggles under the burden of Legacy Costs

Courtesy: Women Who Dance With Frogs It looks like Canada Post is on its way to a strike. Lets hope is does not have major implications for your business. There is an excellent site that is keeping current information as the Canada Post negotiations progress. Info Post A interesting page at Info Post highlights...
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Pension Tsunami’s Jack Dean on the Growing Wave of Public Pension Debt

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May 20, 2011