Danger: Pension risks imperil employersWorkers won’t like it, but DB plans are too risky to maintain, expert saysBy David Brown12/15/2003|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/20/2004 Canada’s pension system has become a dangerous place for plan sponsors, and rather than waiting for governments to reduce that danger, employers should act immediately to protect their organizations, said a leading Canadian pension expert in a headline-grabbing speech last month. The double-digit market returns enjoyed during last decade’s stock market boom are likely gone for good. On top of that, the pension system has matured, which means there are more pensioners than ever. Further, benefits have been improved and assets and liabilities in some cases have outgrown the enterprise supporting them, said Malcolm Hamilton, a principal of Mercer Human Resource Consulting. 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.