pension reform

CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS: BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

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May 31, 2013
CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS: BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

Bill Tufts, founder of Fair Pensions for All, said such “bold” reforms are the only way to wrestle with the mounting pension and employee benefit liabilities that are eating into the operational budgets and front-line services Crown corporations offer Canadians. The organization’s latest report estimates eight of the 48 Crown corporations face nearly $9...
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CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS: BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

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May 22, 2013
CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS:  BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

      Fair Pensions For All will be appearing before the Finance Committee to discuss the current move by the government to reign in costs at crown corporations. They will be presenting a report called “Bigger Bailouts and Deeper Holes” You can see the presentation live here at 8:45 AM on Thursday May...
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New Brunswick Pension Wars

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May 6, 2013
New Brunswick Pension Wars

        In New Brunswick the province tried to implement a new Shared Risk pension solutions. It was faulty from the start and we have strong  criticisms of the approach used to implement it. Now it seems the province’s seniors are in agreement with our position. Here are two articles we wrote...
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Tighten Your Belt

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March 26, 2013
Tighten Your Belt


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OMERS Meltdown

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March 18, 2013
OMERS Meltdown

  The OMERS pensions plan is in crisis. You can see our most recent presentation on the problem at the City of Hamilton. We have been presenting the pension problem to city councils across the province.,   Click here for the Power Point presentation
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ADVOCIS – Pension Panel

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March 18, 2013
ADVOCIS – Pension Panel

The Need for Pension Products to Increase the Levels of Retirement Funding Provided by Employers   Defined benefit (DB) plans are rapidly disappearing from our retirement planning landscape. What does this mean for working women and men in Canada? The financial futures of many Canadians who have traditionally counted on an employer-sponsored DB plan...
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Sunshine List only slice of true compensation

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March 18, 2013
Sunshine List only slice of true compensation

    The Hamilton Spectator – March 18, 2013 An advocacy group says it’s time to revamp the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act to reveal the true cost to taxpayers. The call from Bill Tufts, founder of Fair Pensions For All, comes days before the annual Sunshine List of salaries over $100,000 hits the...
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HAMILTON CITY SLACKERS

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January 30, 2013
HAMILTON CITY SLACKERS

          See Gareth on Sun News with Brian Lilley discussing the problem in Hamilton where 29 employees were laid off for the City of Hamilton used video surveillance and GPS records of city vehicles to investigate 31 employees for “neglect of duties, time theft and breach of trust,” according to...
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Senate Hearings on Bill C45

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January 18, 2013
Senate Hearings on Bill C45

In late November Mark Mullins and Bill were asked to present to the Senate as they were deliberating on Bill C45 and they convened a special session on pensions. You can see the written presentation here in its entirety. Senate Finance Hearings  Presentation  
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Compensation report to City of London

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January 15, 2013
Compensation report to City of London

Here is the compensation report for the City of London Click here for Compensation report – Power Point
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