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Proposed federal pension law changes say 'fend for yourself'

Would transfer risks and costs from investors and corporations to pensioners and workers.

Proposed federal pension law changes - fend for yourself - CUPE.caby CUPE.ca

April 8, 2009 — The federal government is proposing changes to laws governing pensions in federally-regulated sectors of the economy. And while we agree the laws need changing, the Harper government is sending them the wrong way.

The government's proposals for 'strengthening' federal laws and regulations on pension do nothing to change the current "fend for yourself" approach to public pensions. Worse, they propose changes to regulations that would transfer risks and costs from investors and corporations to pensioners and workers.

CUPE members have an opportunity to let the federal government know that you reject the "fend for yourself" mentality...

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  Proposed federal pension law changes say 'fend for yourself', by CUPE, April 8, 2009

Posted: April 09, 2009

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