PIPSC PRESIDENT IN NEW BRUNSWICK TO RALLY MEMBERS AND CHALLENGE PARTIES TO REVISIT PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION REFORM
Ottawa, August 29, 2014 – The next government of New Brunswick must understand and reflect the concerns of its public service, according to Professional Institute of the Public Service (PIPSC) President Debi Daviau. Next week, Daviau will meet with Institute members in Fredericton and Moncton and will continue to reach out to provincial political parties asking them to take a stand on key issues that impact these members.
Letter to Marilyn Quinn, Chair of the PSSRP / Lettre envoyé a Mme Marilyn Quinn, présidente du RRPSP
The letter (CLICK HERE) was sent to Marilyn Quinn, Chair of the PSSRP to seek clarification of comments contained in the last bulletin.
Leaders weigh in on pension reform
ADAM HURAS LEGISLATURE BUREAU Telegraph Journal Aug. 26 2014
Brunswick News has completed extensive one-on-one interviews with the province’s five party leaders in advance of the 38th New Brunswick general election to better inform you, our readers, before heading to the polls.
Questions you may wish to ask your candidates- Questions Pour Candidats Politique
As we are now in the election campaigning mode we should be prepared to ask questions of candidates that we meet or come to our doors. We need to keep the pension file alive in people's minds. It has been suggested that it is time to raise the profile of our issue again so it does not get buried. Please do what you can. Review the candidates list in your area; approach them; seek definitive answers. Once platforms are available from all parties we will post. Thanks for your support
May we suggest a few key questions you could ask regarding changes made to your pension plan.
Why there’s no benefit in target benefit pensions
Hassan Yussuff, Special to Financial Post | August 19, 2014 11:42 AM ET
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There are no legal benefit guarantees of any kind in “shared risk” plans. All benefits (whether basic pension benefits, or additional benefits like inflation indexing) can be legally reduced without limit.
There are no legal benefit guarantees of any kind in “shared risk” plans. All benefits (whether basic pension benefits, or additional benefits like inflation indexing) can be legally reduced without limit..