PRC In the News
07/13/15|Pensions & Investments

Legislation offers workable solution to multiemployer plan underfunding

This is a Letter to the Editor from Karen Ferguson, director of the Pension Rights Center, responding to a negative editorial that Pensions & Investments published on the Keep Our Pension Promises Act of 2015.

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Conn. Passes Protection for Transferred Pension Assets

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed Public Act 15-167 into law, bringing additional protections to retirees’ assets from creditor claims.

Comments & Letters

Comments to the White House Conference on Aging on its Retirement Security Policy Brief (July 7, 2015)

The following comments were submitted to the White House Conference on Aging on its Retirement Security Policy Brief, in advance of the Conference’s 2015 meeting on July 13.   According to the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, the nation is facing a $7.7 trillion Retirement Income Deficit, which is the gap between what […]

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07/06/15|In These Times

Teamster Retirees’ Campaign Against Pension Cuts Draws Support from Bernie Sanders

Less than six months after getting started, a grassroots campaign among Teamsters union retirees to protect their pensions appears to be picking up steam, attracting the support of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and threatening to influence the outcome of the union’s own leadership elections next year.