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|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 11/02/2015


Employers call on Ontario government to answer ORPP questions

TORONTO — A coalition of Ontario employers is calling on the Ontario government to address questions about its proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). The group of more than 150 organizations, along with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), laid out five questions in a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne.

“Ontario’s employer community is asking for greater clarity about the proposed pension plan so that it does not have a direct, negative impact on jobs and the economy.” Allan O’Dette, OCC president and CEO said. “The Chamber Network and the broader employer community continue to advocate for a solution that sustains a business climate that fosters growth and job creation.”