Groundbreaking Construction Trades Mortality Study offers important guidance for pension plans

2015-11-24T00:32:16-08:00November 24th, 2015|Categories: Multiemployer Plans|Tags: , , |

Eckler Ltd., a leading Canadian-owned consulting and actuarial firm, has released the first in-depth analysis of Canadian pensioner mortality in construction trades' multi-employer pension plans (MEPPs). Findings from the groundbreaking Construction Trades Mortality Study can help administrators of these plans improve the mortality assumptions used in their valuations and calculate their liabilities and costs more accurately. "Life expectancy has a big impact on pension costs," says Cameron Hunter, Principal and leader of the Trusteed Plans Group at Eckler. "Canadians are living longer than previously estimated, and [...]