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Lost Track of an Old 401(k)? Here’s a Plan to Help You Find Your Money

09/19/2016 | Bloomberg

It’s surprisingly easy to lose track of your retirement savings, leaving them to be eaten up by inflation and fees—or even seized by the state. Americans jump from job to job and, in the rough and tumble of daily life, forget what they’ve left behind.

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When Will New State Retirement Plans Start Enrollment?

09/13/2016 | Forbes

Half of private sector employees don’t have access to a workplace retirement savings plan, but by next year several states expect to have new plans up and running.

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Draft Bill May Offer Better Mousetrap for Multiemployer Pensions

09/12/2016 | BNA Pension & Benefits Daily

Draft legislative language that would create a controversial form of multiemployer pension plan was released in the House Education and the Workforce Committee.

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Latest News Releases (View all)

Joint Statement Opposing Consideration of “Composite” Pension Legislation

09/22/2016

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the National Retirees Legislative Network, the Pension Rights Center, and the United Steelworkers strongly oppose legislation

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Pension Rights Center praises U.S. Treasury Department rejection of Central States Pension Fund application to cut retiree pensions

05/06/2016

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center joins hundreds of thousands of retired truck drivers, spouses, widows and active workers in praising the U.S. Department of the Treasury for rejecting the Central States Pension Fund’s application to cut its retirees’ pensions.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Retired truck drivers, spouses and widows to rally at U.S. Capitol to protest proposed pension cuts

04/13/2016

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, on Thursday, April 14th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., thousands of retired truck drivers, spouses and widows will travel to Washington, D.C., for a rally on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol to urge policymakers and the Treasury Department to stop unprecedented cuts to their hard-earned pensions.

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Speeches, Statements, and Letters (View all)

Joint letter to Congress on threats posed by proposed "composite" multiemployer pension plans

09/08/2016

the Pension Rights Center joined with retiree and labor organizations by sending a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives expressing extreme opposition to draft legislation that would create a new type of pension plan called a “composite” multiemployer plan.

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Speech by Karen Friedman at the Breaking Through Power Conference (May 23, 2016)

05/23/2016

Hello everyone and good morning!

I am so happy to be here on the opening day of “Breaking Through Power.” What an amazing event! First, I want to thank Ralph Nader and all the hard-working staff at the Center for the Study of Responsive Law who put this together.

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Karen Friedman's speech to the Protect Our Pensions Rally (April 14, 2016)

04/14/2016

I’m so glad to be here with thousands of you at the Protect Our Pensions Rally!

First, I want to especially thank Mike Walden and Bob Amsden and all the leaders of the pension committees throughout the country who made this event happen. You are doing a GREAT job.

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