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Confidentiality harms U.S. Steel solution

Labour and government need to work together to protect pensions, but lack of details on a secret government agreement with U.S. Steel is an obstacle

by Scott DuvallBrendan Stone

Confidentiality harms U.S. Steel solution

Steelworkers from former Stelco (today under U.S. Steel) are fighting to save the pensions they are owed, but the confidentiality agreement between the previous government and U.S. Steel makes it hard.

Newly elected MP Scott Duvall explains the ongoing struggle to retain the pension commitments in the face of companies that try to shirk their obligations by using bankruptcy protection (CCAA). Why don't the pensioners come first?

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