PRC Urges Protections for Electronic Recordkeeping of Pension Information
Electronic recordkeeping of employee benefits plan information can aid plan administration efficiency and reduce costs for employers, but also poses increased difficulties and risks for plan members that the U.S. Labor Department must address, the Pension Rights Center will tell the ERISA Advisory Council during testimony the morning of September 20. Pension Rights Center Acting […]
Bloomberg Law: UAW Aims to Restore Retiree Benefits Given Up in 2008 Crisis
At the center of a historic UAW strike against all three major US automakers is an effort against long odds to reclaim retirement benefits workers conceded decades ago as manufacturers teetered on the brink of collapse. United Auto Worker union activists say they want back the guaranteed lifetime pension payments and retiree medical care they […]
NYT: Why Some Ex-Workers at Bed Bath & Beyond Face 401(k) Losses
Federal law generally protects retirement savings when a company files for bankruptcy. But that’s not always the case.
CNN: Traditional pension plans are pretty rare. But here’s who still has them and how they work
The phrase “pension benefits” may come up a lot in the next several days as negotiations between the United Auto Workers union and the Big Three automakers go down to the wire to avert a strike. But for most private-sector US workers, pensions disappeared long ago.