Pension Plan surplus sharing agreement – Suspension of the mediation process?
Efforts to mediate a dispute between the CBC and the PNA and its Unions over the validity of the Memorandum of Agreement on Pension Surplus Sharing have so far failed to reach a settlement. Nevertheless, the mediators from Canada’s Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services have asked the parties to agree to a suspension of the […]read more
SUPPLEMENTARY HEALTH CARE PLAN UPDATE
(This news concerns only those pensioners who subscribe to the supplementary health care plan) It’s been a challenging year for supplementary health care plans (SHCP) plans in general, and the Pensioners Plan is no exception. For the second year in a row, we forecast a deficit. To the end of August, benefit costs have amounted […]read more
UPDATE ON THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT
The Minister of Labour has appointed two high-ranking civil servants to do the mediation regarding the Memorandum of Agreement on the surplus sharing of the Pension Plan. Peter Simpson, General Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and Robert Bellerose, Regional Director for Québec, have been appointed last month. The initial meetings, which will […]read more
When is it time to get help for your mental health?
Canadians’ perception of mental health has come a long way. Far from the stigma that once made people feel ashamed to admit to experiencing mental health issues, nowadays it’s common for people to seek out supports and treatment. Professional services benefit those struggling with mood and emotions, substance use, life changes and, especially in the […]read more
The CBC NL Pensioners Association Pop-Up Picnic
The CBC NL Pensioners Association Pop-Up Picnic on August 18, 2021 Wednesday was awesome! Warm weather and a gentle breeze greeted us with loads of shade avail to enjoy the festivities in Doreen’s backyard garden at Wedgewood Park, St. John’s. Perfecto. ? Check out the photos on the website: https://www.cbcpensioners.ca/member-galleries/ Lots of last-minute prep for our […]read more