Pension Financial Results – News on Your Pension Sustainability

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Plans by the UK’s Royal Mail to replace its defined benefit pension plan is being met with strike action by workers, reports Chief Investment Officer (CIO). Workers who voted, 73 per cent, voted 89.1 per cent in favour of strike action, says the Communications Workers Union (CWU),  “which last month called on more...

Research shows that the income gap women experience while working carries into retirement, with women, on average, earning less retirement income than men. Not only do they earn less while working, they accumulate fewer pensionable years due to taking time off for family matters. However, writes Marlene Y. Satter for...

ARIA Pensions Blog, Email: sitemanager@ariapensions.ca, 12 Dunlop Street East, Barrie, Ontario, Canada, L4M 1A3

Ontario has a new chair of the Financial Services Tribunal, with the government appointing Ian McSweeney to the position. The tribunal is an adjudicative body that holds hearings on decisions of the Superintendent of Financial Services for Ontario. McSweeney “will also serve as the Chair of the Financial Services...

The largest public pension system in Ohio is eyeing cuts to cost of living allowances to retirees in a bid to “shore up the long-term finances of the fund,” writes Laura A. Bischoff for the Dayton Journal-News. The cuts would impact a million current and future retirees, she writes. “Ohio Public Employees Retirement...

The government of France has appointed Jean-Paul Delevoye to the position of high commissioner for pension reform in accordance with its commitment to reform the country’s pension system, writes Susanna Rust for Investment & Pensions Europe. The commissioner will be responsible for organizing “consultations with...