The Quebec government has unveiled its action plan in an effort to protect public-sector pensions.
It's calling for a 50/50 worker-employer contribution system.
Among other things, the government is proposing forums lasting four months involving talks between unions and management followed by negotiations.
It expects the issue to be resolved within roughly two years.
Labour minister Agnes Maltais stresses that's quicker than a recommendation from a government report.
Mayor Coderre wants the time frame cut down to one year.
"The first year is negotiation, the second year, the goverment should provide us the tools to finalize the negotiation, but it doesn't mean that we have to wait two years", said Coderre
Stock market drops over the last five years have led to deficits for pension plans.
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