Pension reform debate continues

Small business group says early retirement incentives should go
By Danielle Harder
||Last Updated: 07/16/2010

A recent report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has once again triggered a storm of words between the business lobby group and several of Canada’s largest unions.

The CFIB surveyed 7,872 members this spring on the subject of pension reform. The report, Securing Our Future, found that 71 per cent of small- and medium-sized businesses do not support an increase in mandatory contributions.