As labour organizations go, the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC) is still fairly new, having celebrated its 20th anniversary convention in Ottawa in 2013.
Lance Livingstone well remembers the Canadian Auto Workers slogan "30 and out" -- referring to a contract provision that allows autoworkers with 30 years service to retire with a full pension.
At the recent Convention of the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada, we wanted to find out from delegates what their union had meant to them.
Millions of Canadians in the next decade are going to face the challenges and opportunities of retirement. Too few people think about those realities before they retire.