And we thought that teachers were mad about the FSA’s!

While professionally the province’s teachers have expressed their frustrations and concerns over the direction of education based on the findings of the Foundation Skills Assessments, we wonder how they must be feeling about the disappearing nature of their pension benefits.

In a thorough investigation of the growing controversy over pensions, The Tyee outlines how pension and benefit packages for the provinces teaching faculties are being scaled back as the new reality of our economic times come to pass.

The first hit has come to pass for the province’s retired college and university employees, who have just learned that their cost of living increases and post retirement medical and dental benefits will be a thing of the past…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 7413785899 )-