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The Pension Rights Center (PRC) Provides Free Legal Assistance to Singles & Couples Who Have Earned Retirement Benefits

08/22/2019 | DatingAdvice.com

The Short Version: Retirees face many unknowns, but their monthly incomes shouldn’t be one of them. Since 1976, the Pension Rights Center has developed useful resources to ensure Americans know what to expect when they’re ready to retire. More...

Central States pension fund continues to bleed as Congress debates aid

07/30/2019 | The Columbus Dispatch

The finances of the Central States Pension Fund continue to deteriorate as Congress debates whether it should shore up the fund and other struggling multi-employer pension funds.

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Saving America's Pension Plans Is A Rare Chance for Bipartisan Accomplishment

07/24/2019 | Newsweek

Recent studies have made news highlighting how few Americans have adequate retirement savings or pensions. But there's an additional problem bedeviling retirement: even those who have good pensions could lose them. Scores of financially troubled pension plans are at risk of collapse, which could lead to substantial benefit cuts for up to 1.5 million Americans. More...

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House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Avert National Retirement Crisis

07/25/2019

While former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified before Congress, the big news on Capitol Hill yesterday arguably was the boost the House of Representatives gave to hundreds of thousands of working-class American workers and retirees who have lost or will lose a major portion of their promised retirement income.

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Three Cheers for Congressional Committee’s Vote That Paves Way for Bill Stabilizing Financially Struggling Pension Plans

07/10/2019

The House Ways and Means Committee took a significant step today toward resolving a pending national retirement crisis affecting millions of workers and retirees. It did this by voting in favor of a bill that would provide a lifeline to financially teetering pension plans in the form of government backed loans.

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New Jersey hospital pensioners sue Newark Archdiocese

05/08/2019

Former employees of Saint James Hospital filed a lawsuit on May 7 in the Superior Court of Essex County New Jersey alleging that the Archdiocese of Newark has wrongly denied them at least $2.7 million in lifetime pension benefits.

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Speeches, Statements, and Letters (View all)

Statement of the Pension Rights Center on permissive transfers of uncashed checks from ERISA plans to state unclaimed property funds before the ERISA Advisory Council (August 28, 2019)

08/28/2019

PRC Policy Analyst Jane Smith testified before the ERISA Advisory Council on permissive transfers of uncashed checks from ERISA plans to state unclaimed property funds.

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PRC Letter to members of the House of Representatives in support of the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (July 19, 2019)

07/19/2019

PRC sent a letter to members of the House of Representatives urging them to vote in support of H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, also known as the Butch Lewis Act. Read the full letter here.

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PRC Letter to the Ways & Means Committee in support of the Rehabilitation of Multiemployer Pensions Act (July 9, 2019)

07/09/2019

The Pension Rights Center sent a letter to Chairman Neal and Ranking Member Brady on the Ways & Means Committee in the House of Representatives ahead of a markup of the Rehabilitation of Multiemployer Pensions Act, also known as the Butch Lews Act. PRC urged the Committee to support the bill and thanked them for adressing this important issue.

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