Tell OMERS: Don’t touch guaranteed indexing

Over the last two years, some members of the OMERS Sponsors Corporation (SC) Board have attempted to remove the guaranteed indexing of your pension. So far, CUPE Ontario, allies, and plan members have been able to defeat these attempts. Unfortunately, there is a good chance that this year another attempt to remove your pension’s guaranteed…

Victory for municipal child care workers in Peterborough

Support communities, not cuts. January 17, 2020 Victory! Thanks to the hard work of parents, families, front-line child care workers and allies. Peterborough City Council voted 9-2 in favour of a motion put forward by Councillor Kemi Akapo to keep Pearson and Peterborough Child Care Centres and before and after school programs open. Since the…

OMERS Proposed Changes

The OMERS Sponsors Board is proposing to make the following change that will hurt your pension: 1. Changes to early retirement provisions. As it stands today, OMERS members can retire early if: They have worked for 30 years; or They reach their 90 factor where your age and years of service add up to 90…