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La Coalition des retraités gagne du terrain / Pension Coalition Momentum Growing Rapidly

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Pension Coalition Momentum Growing Rapidly

Over 750 retirees from the Greater Moncton and Saint John areas are joining the fight to stop the Alward Government from making illegal changes to current retiree contracts.

Pension Coalition NB held information sessions in both locations. “We were delighted to see such strong support in the Greater Moncton and Saint John areas,” said co-Chair Bill Ayer. “The turn-out shows, pensioners across the province recognize that the Alward government cannot be trusted to keep its word.”

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Pension reform moving forward under protest

(Note: this article was published in the Daily Gleaner today)

Pension reform moving forward under protest
Chris Morris - Legislature Bureau 28 Mar 2013

FREDERICTON – The New Brunswick government is pushing ahead with pension reform in the public service despite push-back from retirees who believe the changes threaten their retirement security.

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Will 'panicked' gov't break contract with workers?

Moncton Times and Transcript 03/21/2013, Page D08

To The Editor : Whatever happened to the term 'bargaining in good faith'? It seems the issue of pension reform is reaching much further than merely recognizing that perhaps some actuary was not too sharp when the pension deals were struck.

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