Speeches & Statements

Speech by Karen Friedman to the Governor’s Task Force to Ensure Retirement Security for All Marylanders (August 7, 2014)

My name is Karen Friedman, and I am the executive vice president and policy director of the Pension Rights Center, a national consumer organization working exclusively to protect and promote the retirement rights of workers, retirees, and their families. Thank you, Chairwoman Townsend for inviting me to speak today at the very first meeting of […]

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08/04/14|Pensions & Investments

Church-plan status under increased scrutiny

A growing number of lawsuits and some key court rulings are making it harder for church-affiliated defined benefit plans to be exempt from federal pension rules.