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Pension - Legal Challenges

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Recovery of the Pension Surplus

  • Supreme Court of Canada Hears Pension Surplus Appeal
  • 20-FEB-2012 03:43 PM
  • On February 9, 2012, a panel of all nine judges of the Supreme Court of Canada heard oral arguments in the federal public service unions' case against the government over its 1999 “appropriation” of $30 billion of federal government employees’ pension money. Text Read More
  • Pension Surplus Litigation Update
  • 02-DEC-2009 08:27 AM
  • The Professional Institute, the Public Service Alliance of Canada and numerous other bargaining agents who together represent more than 300,000 members will have their day in court. Text Read More
  • Pension Surplus Litigation Update - October 2009
  • 22-OCT-2009 03:07 PM
  • As was last reported in the update of April 2009, the Plaintiffs in the Pension Surplus litigation case, which include the Professional Institute, the Public Service Alliance of Canada and numerous other bargaining agents who together represent more than 300,000 members, filed in January 2008 a Notice to Appeal the November 2007 judgement of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissing the action. Text Read More
  • Update on the Pension Surplus Case - April 23, 2009
  • 24-APR-2009 03:32 PM
  • In January 2008, the Professional Institute, along with other federal bargaining agents, employees’ and retirees’ associations filed a Notice to Appeal the November 2007 judgment of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissing the action. Text Read More