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16 May 2017
The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) is pleased to provide the following submission on Bill C-27, as requested in federal Minister of Finance Bill Morneau’s correspondence received March 2, 2017.
12 May 2017
Fellow members,
11 May 2017
Union files Phoenix grievances, wants federal government to 'immediately pay all monies owed' published on cbc.ca on May 11, 2017
5 May 2017
After defending literally hundreds of individual member grievances related to the Phoenix pay system and lobbying the government for many months with no permanent fix in sight, PIPSC has today filed policy
3 May 2017
Bill C-27: The Introduction of Target Benefit Plans What Is Bill C-27? Bill C-27 introduces a new pension framework into the federal jurisdiction –Target Benefit plans. It proposes sweeping changes to the Pension Benefits Standards Act (PBSA).
3 May 2017
Everyone who supports Defined Benefit pension plans should be opposed to this proposed legislation. The federal government has jurisdiction over two major labour relations regimes: (1) the federal sector (Crown Corporations, banks, telecoms and transportation companies etc); and (2) the federal public service (Treasury Board and Separate Agencies).
3 May 2017
Bill C-27 is a federal government-sponsored bill that would make it easier for employers to convert existing employee Defined Benefit (DB) pension plans to so-called Target Benefit (TB) plans. TB plans offer much less secure post-retirement income than Defined Benefit plans, shifting the burden of a secure retirement from employers to employees.
1 May 2017
Delegate Count by Group and Region as of December 31st 2016 - Regular and Retired Members Printer Friendly Version in PDF