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Butch Lewis Act on path to House floor vote as bill approved by Ways and Means Committee

Retirees, workers, spouses and widows who have been fighting intensely for many years to protect their hard-earned multiemployer plan pensions have reason to celebrate. The bill that they’ve been backing to fix a looming pension crisis was voted out of the House Ways and Means Committee yesterday and is on a path to the full House for a floor vote. More...

New book sounds alarm about retirement insecurity in America

In her new book, Downhill from Here—Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality, Katherine S. Newman compellingly relates the story of the American retirement experience by diving into the individual and heart-wrenching sagas of a diverse group of workers and retirees. More...

Super Bowl weekend – A time to honor and reward former NFL players

As the National Football League basks in the glory of Super Bowl weekend, thousands of former players who laid the foundation for the league’s prosperity are fighting for fair pensions. More...

Time for Select Pension Committee to Shine as Midterms’ Afterglow Dims

With the 2018 midterm elections mostly in the rear-view mirror, it’s time for a special bipartisan congressional committee on pensions to complete its mission and come up with a comprehensive and fair solution that rescues financially struggling plans, helps save the federal agency backstopping pensions, and protects the hard-earned benefits owed to retirees and active workers.   More...

Retirees fear permanent Halloween horror if Congress fails to save pensions

Ghosts and goblins can be scary, but this Halloween tens of thousands of retirees across the country are counting on a special under-the-radar congressional committee to help them avoid the frightening prospect of losing their retirement benefits due to a pension plan insolvency crisis. More...

Pension cuts law makes mockery of American democratic principles – Retirees to use democratic processes to fight back

The idea of one person, one vote, is a core principle of American democracy, and, consistent with this tenet, millions of citizens across the nation are expected to exercise their right to vote in elections taking place in the next few weeks. More...

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