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Description: The CEO of Canada Post says the corporation’s $17-billion pension plan is badly underfunded and workers will need to help make the plan sustainable.

Source: The Globe and Mail

Date: 12/16/2013

Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/canada-post-to-push-for-worker-concessions-on-pensions/article15987182/

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Questions for discussion:

  • Why does Canada Post say its pension plan needs fixing?
  • What remedies are suggested in this article?
  • How many jobs does Canada Post plan to eliminate?
  • Briefly summarize economist Armine Yalnizyan’s argument. (See related links.)
  • Do you think this argument makes sense? Why or why not?

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