PRC Comments to Treasury on the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (May 26, 2015)

PRC Comments to Treasury on the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (May 26, 2015)


The Pension Rights Center sent comments [PDF] on the retiree cutback provisions of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 to the Treasury Department in response to its Request for Information.

Additional resources

  • Our summary of the retiree pension cutback provisions in the spending bill.

  • Our fact sheet on multiemployer plan funding in general (May 29, 2014)


  • PRC statement in response to a subcommittee hearing on multiemployer pension plans (April 29, 2015)
  • PRC comments to the PBGC on partitions and mergers in multiemployer pension plans (April 15, 2015)
  • Speech by Karen Friedman to the Pension Rights Committee of Minnesota (April 11, 2015)
  • Speech by Joellen Leavelle to the Wisconsin Committee to Protect Pensions (April 11, 2015)
  • PRC press release on retiree pension-cut legislation included in omnibus bill (December 17, 2014)
  • PRC press release on the U.S. House of Representatives voting to allow multiemployer pension plan trustees to reduce retiree benefits (December 12, 2014)
  • U.S. Senator Ron Wyden’s statement opposing the pension cutback provisions (December 11, 2014)

  • PRC press release: “Congress’ Holiday Present to Retirees: Slashing Their Pensions” (December 10, 2014) 
  • Tell Congress: Don’t make a last-minute deal to cut retirees’ pensions (PRC Action Alert) 
  • PRC letter to Congress opposing “stealth” provisions that would cut retiree benefits in multiemployer plans (December 3, 2014)
  • A letter from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, opposing retiree benefit cuts (December 3, 2014)
  • PRC’s statement to a House subcommittee on strengthening the multiemployer plan system (October 29, 2013)
  • PRC press release: Pension Rights Center Stands with Pensioners against Proposed Cuts (October 29, 2013)
  • PRC statement on protecting retirees when making reforms to the multiemployer pension system (June 12, 2013)

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