Labour Studies Index

The Heart of Labour's Pension Contradictions

Document type Article
Author Shaban, Robin
Journal CCPA Monitor
Date 2018 July
Pages 13
URL https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/monitor/monitor-julyaugust-2018

Abstract

Describes how pension funds often invest in enterprises that undermine the interests of workers. From a union perspective, leveraging financial power gained from investing in this way is therefore con- tradictory, even morally questionable.