Policy number:
2016-4-5
Convention:
2016 – MSC
Preamble:
WHEREAS 11 million Canadians do not have access to a workplace pension plan; and

WHEREAS Workplace coverage continues to decline, particularly in the private sector with less than 25% of workers participating in a workplace pension plan; and

WHEREAS The new Federal Government has committed to enhancing the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) within the 2016 calendar year; and

WHERAS The Canadian Labour Congress and the FTQ have made a proposal to dou- ble Canada Pension Plan benefits through a gradual increase of contributions

Policy:
That the National Pensioners Federation and its affiliates lobby provincial Finance Ministers to support the Canadian Labour Congress proposal for an enhanced Canada Pension Plan and Quebec Pension Plan.

Section:
Pensions