Controversial pension reforms for government workers scaled down

2014-03-11T00:03:09-07:00February 25th, 2014|Categories: Pension Reform|Tags: , , |

Finance Minister Doug Horner says he listened to concerns raised by government employees and scaled back the controversial reforms he had initially felt were necessary to make the province’s public sector pension plans sustainable. Horner won’t eliminate early retirement programs as initially planned, will keep cost of living adjustments on benefits earned up to 2016 and won’t change the core benefits of retired employees. “This is considerably less of a change than what we had originally intended back in [...]