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Pensions

November 29, 2016 - 8:20am •
Sisters and Brothers, The Liberal government recently introduced Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985.  This bill will allow for the creation of target benefit pension plans and is an attack on retirement security.  The Conservatives threatened this type of legislation, but now the Liberal government is actually pursuing it.
December 11, 2013 - 9:27am •
Join thousands of Canadians who are telling their Members of Parliament to increase pension benefits under the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans, and implement a fully funded plan to phase in such an increase without delay.    Sign the CLC petition today. See attached printable petitions
February 17, 2012 - 2:05pm •
The message is loud and clear from Members at the GSU local 60018 in Shediac Superannuation;  ''Hands off our Pension"!  For the occasion, the local organized an information plant gate on February 9th for all their work locations.
June 15, 2010 - 4:00am •
PSAC representatives were in Charlottetown this weekend to present its pension petition to Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty.
June 8, 2010 - 4:00am •
On June 8th, Jeannie Baldwin PSAC REVP-Atlantic, joined Hassan Yussaf, CLC Secretary/Treasurer; Carl Pursey, PEI Federation of Labor; Mylo Murray, CUPE; Shelly Ward, UPSE: Eric Gauthier, CUPW; Everett Baker, Congress of Union Retirees of Canada; and Debi Buell, PSAC Federation of Labour Vice-President, for a presentation to PEI Premier Robert Ghiz and PEI Finance Minister Wes Sheriden.
March 18, 2010 - 4:00am •
The Federal Budget released by the Harper Government has set a clear direction for balancing the budget within the next five years by targeting the federal public service through austerity measures. The budget freezes federal departmental spending with the goal of reducing the debt on the backs of public service workers.
March 5, 2010 - 4:00am •
March 1, 2010 - 4:00am •
Speculation about what will be in the March 4 federal budget is rampant in the media. Some reports would lead us to believe that the Harper Conservatives will leave the federal pension plans alone.So far, nothing PSAC has heard from Treasury Board President Stockwell Day would lead us to believe that we won’t have to continue to fight to protect the pension benefits our members in the federal public sector pay for.
February 26, 2010 - 4:00am •
The Charlottetown Regional office of the Public Service Alliance of Canada held a pension information session on February 23rd, at the Charlottetown Hotel.  Mark Brunell, National President of the Government Services Union, presented the real facts about our public service pension to an audience of 100+ and answered the questions and concerns of the members.There was a strong message to keep getting signatures on the petitions, call and write your MP's and talk about this issue until Ottawa gets the message to "keep their hands off our pensions".
February 22, 2010 - 4:00am •
The Atlantic Region is mobilizing around retirement security. We are organizing town hall meetings and plant gates, and taking advantage of every opportunity to collect signatures for our petition to Prime Minister Harper. Contact your regional office to arrange for a workplace information session. And visit http://www.psac.com/petition-pension/ to sign our on-line petition and get campaign information.

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