A farewell to DB pension plansCPP will be leaned upon even furtherBy Todd Humber10/17/2016|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/18/2016 Goodbye, defined benefit pension plan. We hardly knew ya.The end of defined benefit (DB) pension plans for new hires at GM in Canada is hardly shocking. But what is surprising is the paltry resistance put up by the leadership and membership of Unifor. Union president Jerry Dias told Canadian HR Reporter not one active member — not one — raised the issue of pensions during the ratifications meeting last month. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.