Pension Rights Center celebrates 40 years, pension ‘superheroes’
The Pension Rights Center in Washington celebrated its 40th anniversary and named several pension “superheroes” at an award ceremony Thursday.
A superhero night to remember
If you’ve attended any of our past celebrations, you know that we at the Pension Rights Center know how to throw a party! And that’s just what we did to celebrate our 40th anniversary. On Thursday, October 6, the Pension Rights Center held an anniversary reception, and, in keeping with tradition, we honored a number […]
The 2015 Pension 40: Karen Ferguson and Karen Friedman
“The challenges to retirement security today we couldn’t have imagined 40 years ago,” says PRC director Ferguson.
The 2015 Pension 40: The Long Climb
The struggle over the fate of defined benefit pensions continues to dominate the Institutional Investor’s annual ranking of the 40 most important people in pensions.
Retirement Issue Gets Presidential ‘I Beg Your Pardon?’
The race to the Oval Office is shaping up, and people like Brianna Buch are noticing one sizable employment issue is getting little attention from presidential candidates: retirement. Buch joked that if recording artist Kanye West gets serious about running for president in 2020 and if he starts talking about retirement issues — maybe, just […]
U.S. CEO retirement packages: Bigger than yours
Most fast food workers do not earn enough to retire with much of a pension. Then there is David Novak, executive chairman of YUM Brands, the conglomerate that runs Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and KFC outlets.
Labor Leader Robert Roach, Jr. Joins Pension Rights Center Board of Directors
WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center is pleased to announce that Robert Roach, Jr., former General Secretary-Treasurer of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has joined the Center’s board of directors. Roach joins a prestigious roster of academic, legal, and policy experts in guiding the nation’s leading consumer organization on retirement income […]
Large Foundations: Rethink Your Priorities
It is potentially the golden age of philanthropy, but unfortunately many areas of recognized need are too often ignored by foundation boards and their executives.
The 2014 Pension 40: Karen Ferguson and Karen Friedman
They’re known in pension circles as Team Karen.
The 2014 Pension 40: The Battle Is On
Our ranking of the 40 most influential players in U.S. pensions highlights new names swept up in an intensifying political struggle.
A member of one of America’s most prominent families is taking on a crucial public policy issue: retirement. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the eldest daughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy, has joined the board of the Washington-based Pension Rights Center, a nonprofit that advocates for pension security.
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Debra Whitman Join Pension Rights Center’s Board of Directors
WASHINGTON — The Pension Rights Center is pleased to announce that former Maryland Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and AARP Executive Vice President Debra Bailey Whitman have joined the organization’s board of directors. Townsend and Whitman join a prestigious roster of academic, legal, and policy experts in guiding the nation’s leading consumer organization on retirement […]